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A loan of $850 helped to service and repair an industrial mixer.

Jose William's story

José William, 62, affirms that the most important thing for him is his family and any sacrifice for them is small compared to the happiness they provide him. José works selling ice-cream in his town, an activity he carries out thanks to his previous boss who let him buy the machine in modest installment payments. His work is his main source of employment for his home and thanks to this occupation his quality of life has improved. He hopes to increase income to provide his grandchildren with better educational opportunities.

His great dream has always been to have an ice-cream shop but he’s aware that this is a project for the mid-term. For the moment, he’s concentrating on finding a loan to service and repair the industrial mixer because due to its mechanical defects he’s been gravely affected by not being able to make his daily sales.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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