A loan helped to purchase tools and work materials.


Camilo Ernesto's story

Camilo is a very hard-working man. He is 41 years old and lives in the city of Esmeraldas with his wife and two daughters. One of them goes is in high school and the other is in college.

Camilo has a business that offers repair and maintenance services to homes, schools, hotels, commercial buildings, and more, in all areas such as painting, brick-laying, electricity, and plumbing.

Camilo is applying for a Kiva loan to expand his business by purchasing tools and supplies that will help him to improve his service. He is grateful for the help that Kiva is offering him to improve his business, educate his children, and improve the living conditions of him and his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Dieckman.


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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