A loan of $550 helped to buy Christmas decorations, lights, bows, and ornaments for his business.

Jose Del Carmen's story

José del Carmen is 36 years old. He lives with his wife and children in the Yamango district, located in Morropon. This community is known for its forests of mesquite. It is two hours from the city of Piura, on the north coast of Peru.

He sells clothing and footwear. His business is located in his home. They are a hard-working family. His wife has been helping him in this business for four years. José has applied for a loan of 1500 PEN to purchase Christmas decorations, lights, bows, and ornaments to offer his customers and in this way generate greater income for his family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry

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