A loan of $500 helped to buy wood supplies, nails, varnish, etc.

Miguel Alfredo's story

Miguel is 44 years old. He has been working as a carpenter for many years making living room sets, closets, cabinets, among other items as shown in the photograph and the sales he makes covers some of the household expenses. He lives in his own home with his wife and 3 children who are 17, 16, and 14 years old. They are students and his wife is a merchant in the market that is near their home.

He is asking for a loan in order to buy necessary supplies in order to make furniture such as wood, nails, varnish to paint them, brushes, among other things in order to obtain better earnings and give his family better financial stability.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand

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