Please read about the people with whom we have worked. Perhaps their stories will help you better understand how KATCO might assist you or a loved one.
For several years, Jim Taylor absorbed one rejection after another. He was unsuccessful getting back into the work force and had very little income both of which pushed him beyond access to any small business loan.
Cindy Daniels thought her brother Dick Scott got a loan that was “too good to be true” from Kansas Assistive Technology Cooperative (KATCO). KATCO approved Scott for loan with a 5 percent interest rate and a payment of $184.97 so he could refinance his vehicle. “There’s got to be a catch to that loan and interest rate,” Daniels told Scott, both of whom live in Hutchinson. “It’s just too good to be true.”
What does a fire department or an E.M.S. unit in Southeast Kansas do when their ambulance or trucks need their own 911 call? Until recently they have had to deliver their vehicles to a repair company in Missouri losing several days of business.
Lori prides herself in working well with family, friends and human service personnel. She found herself in dire need of a new lift-chair, a piece of equipment that would aid her in moving from a seated position to standing. Having this need she reached out to a friend who works for Housing & Consumer Credit Counseling (HCCI, Inc).
Stephanie’s parents, Marvin and Joyce, were thrilled to have their daughter enroll and attend college. Equally pleasing was the help vocational rehabilitation (VR) services offered to help modify Stephanie’s vehicle. When told that VR could only pay for 60% of the cost, they were referred to KATCO. That’s when Joyce and Mary Ann became phone friends.