A loan helped to buy string, nylon, and other materials that he needs to make the nets and fishing supplies.


Pedro Colon's story

Pedro Colon is 44 years old. His wife passed away years ago, and from that relationship, they have one son who is an adult. They live in Puerto López, a place with fantastic beaches that was very affected by the health emergency caused by covid-19.

He is a very hardworking man who looks to earn a living with which to support his family. He works making and selling fishing nets. He takes care of making the nets in his house and later sells them to area fishermen, and he also works fishing. Two days a week, he goes out to fish with acquaintances from the area, which is how he succeeds in earning the income that helps him get ahead.

This loan is to buy string, nylon, and other materials that he needs to make the nets and fishing supplies.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Stanislawski.


This loan is special because:

It helps borrowers withstand negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.



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