A loan of $975 helped purchase a sewing machine.


Leoncio's story

Leoncio's home is located in the highly populated neighborhood of Villa Victoria in the city of La Paz and he is well known in the area. He has worked as a tailor making clothing for men for 25 years. This loan will be used to purchase a sewing machine and also to buy materials.

Leoncio lives with his wife and two children who are university students and are economically dependent on him. His wife has a neighborhood store with which allows her to contribute to household expenses.

He has been a client of our institution for five years and only works with us. The currency in which he works is the dollar. He says that the loans are a great help and thanks to them he is able to improve the quality of life for his entire family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugh Yarbrough



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