A loan of $1,000 helped to buy fishing equipment.


Jorge Egas's story

Jorge lives in Playas. He’s been a locksmith for the last 22 years. His business is located in downtown Playas where there are many tourists. He works Monday to Saturday from 9am until 5pm. He has no difficulty. He’s married and his wife stays at home; they have two small children who don’t attend school yet. He has many hopes for his business because it helps him support his family. He’s thinking about starting some other projects to improve his income which is why he wants to start a fishing business. He will use the loan to buy fishing equipment because fishing is a very popular activity where he lives. His dream is to improve his business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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