A loan of $775 helped to cover his children's college costs.


Jorge Henry's story

Jorge is a 49 year old man. He lives in the city of Ica, in the district of Santiago, with his wife and two children. He loves them and they are his main reason for living. He is a friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic person. He and his wife put all of their effort into getting their family ahead. Unfortunately, sue to a lack of resources and out of a need to work when he was very young, Jorge was unable to study Mechanics. In his free time, he likes to watch television and sometimes he cooks delicious chicharrones to share with his family.

On his own initiative, with mush hard work and dedication, Jorge works offering security services at a business in his city. He works every day for around 10 hours and he thinks it is going well for him because of his responsibility and the friendly way he treats others.

Jorge is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, since thanks to the help they have given he will be able to cover his children's college expenses, such as registration costs, buying school supplies, books and more. This way, her children will have the tools they need for their studies. Jorge will continue to work and strive to achieve his dream of seeing his children have good careers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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