A loan of $2,125 helped to buy fixed assets (band saw, jig-saw, draw knife and lathe).

Carlos Alberto's story

Carlos is 20 and lives with his parents, they own an upholstery shop at a location they rent, but the landlord is giving back the space, because of this he wants to take advantage of the opportunity and start his own business doing woodwork, activity that he learned from his family and in school, this way he plans to generate the resources needed to contribute to his home's economy. His advantage is that the location is good and recognized in the area. He is an active, dynamic, entrepreneurial young man, and he really wants to get ahead, reason why he wants to request a credit to buy fixed assets (band saw, jig-saw, draw knife and lathe), with this he will be able to start is project, where he hopes to obtain good results to continue moving forward achieving his objectives and later on be able to generate employment opportunities for others. Carlos knows that to achieve his dreams he has to work hard, with determination, discipline and diligence; only this way he will be able to enjoy a better quality of life and well being with his parents.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt

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