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For 38 years, Avelino has offered his service as a taxi driver. He is from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, is married and has three children 15, 17 and 20 years of age. He started out renting the vehicle to work, but thanks to the savings that he was able to accumulate he came to acquire his own taxi. Recently he finished up the modernizing of his one and is paying for a second vehicle.

Right now Avelino is requesting a loan for $925 that he will employ in the repair and maintenance of his taxi in order to offer better service to his customers and to continue growing as a small business owner. He pledges to repay this amount in 6 months. Help this family by supporting Avelino; he is very grateful for your generosity and support.

Translated from Spanish by Pax Bobrow, Kiva Volunteer.

Desde hace 38 años Avelino ofrece sus servicios de taxista, es originario de la Monterrey, Nuevo León, está casado y tiene tres hijos de 15, 17 y 20 años de edad. Comenzó rentando el vehículo para trabajar, pero gracias a los ahorros que pudo acumular logró adquirir su propio taxi, recientemente acaba de modernizar su unidad y esta pagando un segundo vehículo.

En estos momentos Avelino está solicitando un préstamo de $ 925 dólares que empleará en la reparación y mantenimiento de su taxi para ofrecer un mejor servicio a sus clientes y continuar creciendo como microempresario, él se compromete a regresar esta cantidad en 6 meses. Ayuda a esta familia apoyando a Avelino, él agradece mucho tu generosidad y apoyo.

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  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 49
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Avelino repair and maintenance of his taxi - Reparación y mantenimiento de su taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2007
Sep 3, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 5, 2008