A loan of $1,500 helped to buy wood, nails, varnish, paint, etc.


Ruben Antonio,'s story

Ruben is 30 years old. He lives in his own home with his life's companion and their two children, aged 10 and 4. He works making bunk beds, wardrobes, file cabinets, everything out of wood. He has regular customers because he sells his products in stores that are close to his residence. With what he earns from his sales he is able to pay for some household expenses. Ruben is asking for a loan to buy necessary materials such as wood, nails, varnish, paint, etc., to keep making the furniture and earning more profits to give his family a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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