A loan of $950 helped to repair his motorcycle.


Josué Elmer's story

Elmer, 25, is in a relationship and has two children ages 5 and 3. He was only able to attend school through fourth grade of primary school because his family couldn’t pay for his education. His wife works from home and just she and their two children depend on him.

Elmer is a vendor who sells sweet bread and French bread from his motorcycle. He has done this work for over four years and learned from a friend. He works every day, traveling around 22 kilometers. He is requesting this loan to repair his motorcycle and invest in his business. He dreams of giving his children an education and building his own home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Polenske.



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