A loan of $200 helped to buy a compressor.


Jose Luis's story

Jose is 44 years old. He is a very hardworking man, and because of this, day after day he tries to get by in his small business as a construction worker and painter, since Jose is the father of a 17-year-old son, whom he loves very much; and above all, he makes sacrifices to be able to give him a decent life and also to be able to give him better opportunities than he had.

This is why Jose is very grateful to Kiva lenders, because thanks to their great support he will be able to buy a compressor, which is very useful in his work. Currently he has to rent it, and by buying it he will be able to increase his income and do his work better, which will allow him to continue to strive to make his biggest dream a reality: “To give his son a trade and to be able to have a great business.”

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Philip Hess



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