A loan helped to buy nets and boards for artisanal fishing.


Feliciano's story

Feliciano lives in the community of Olmedo in the canton of Eloy Alfaro in the province of Esmeraldas. Feliciano is fifty-five years old and makes a living from artisanal fishing, an activity he has done all his life. He lives in a small house that he was able to build thanks to his hard work and dedication. He is a hardworking man. Every morning he gets up early to go fishing in his small canoe. It is hard and painstaking work, but he has been able to support himself with it.

Feliciano needs a loan to purchase materials so he can continue with his work. He wants to buy nets and boards, materials necessary for fishing.

Feliciano appreciates the help he receives. Thanks to this he can continue with his work and improve his family's quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jordan Woolsey.


This loan is special because:

It focuses on the poorest one-fifth of the population with no access to financial services.



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