A loan of $1,000 helped purchase an electric keyboard.

Mr. Efrain's story

Mr. Efraín is a young person who works selling goods on credit. He travels from the city of La Paz to Cochabamba where he distributes his products mainly in offices. He lives with his wife and their three children, the oldest of whom is in college and has decided to pursue music in a band. Mr. Efraín and his family live in the area of high Pampahasi which is located 30 minutes from the center of town. Mr. Efraín’s wife, Carmen, also works selling various goods on credit but only in La Paz.

Mr. Efraín requests a loan in order to help his son buy an electric keyboard for him to play in his band. Mr. and Mrs. Efraín hope to help their children become accomplished people with their own jobs. As a family, they hope to save enough money to buy a home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Samantha Cerone

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