A loan of $1,025 helped working capital.


Juan Ortiz's story

Mr. Juan Ortiz, is 56 years old, is married and has 4 children of which two are already married and his other two sons help him in carrying out the business. Through his small business he resells scrap metal such as tin, aluminum and iron. His dream is to be able to enhance and grow economically while generating jobs. In addition to this activity, Mr. Ortiz is a wholesaler of pigs which he also performs together with his son. His goal is to establish himself as a scrap metal collector within the strongest market but this requires enough capital to become established in the scrap metal market.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jennie Campos



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