A loan of $1,500 helped to buy wood and a machines to sand and polish wood.

Nelson Celestino's story

Nelson is 33 years old. He is from Telica, municipality of León. He is married and the father of 2 children. He is a carpenter and for 10 years has made furniture. He learned this profession when he was very young with the plan of opening his own workshop, which he did. Right now, this is the only business with which he supports his family and he has the help of three workers. He goes out to sell everything he makes in his workshop as a street vendor. He also repairs furniture. His wife is a primary school teacher. He wants to expand his workshop, making quality furniture and serving as an example for more people, with his own fine furniture store in the center of town.

He needs the loan to buy wood and a machine to sand and polish wood.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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