A loan of $1,000 helped to buy recycled steel and scrap metal.


Joel's story

Joel is a 52-year-old man who works at his business of buying and selling scrap metal at one of the market plazas in the city. He divides his time between hauling materials to the market and visiting with his customers in the area. Joel is well-known at the plaza for his service and his honesty.

This loan will be invested in the purchase of steel and scrap metal. He intends to increase his earnings and replace his car with a larger one.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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