A loan of $750 helped to buy chicken and cold meat, and raw materials such as sole, leather, glue and threads for the manufacture of footwear.


Jose Joel's story

José is a 61-year-old married man with two children who lives in Trinidad, Santa Barbara. Jose has worked in trade and commerce for his whole life. In the past, he owned a grocery store. He has been working selling chicken for three years, both at retail and wholesale prices. He also owns a shoe repair shop where he works repairing and making footwear such as tennis shoes, flip flops, heels, school shoes for girls and boys, and so on. The loan he requests is of 15.000 lempiras and he is going to use it to buy chicken and cold meat for selling and raw material for the manufacture of footwear such as leather, sole and glue, among others. His goal is to improve his two businesses and his relationship with his family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laura Gasca



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