A loan of $900 helped to buy construction tools and to save up to buy a piece of land.


Paulino's story

Paulino, 33, is a member of the “PACHA ILLAIRY” communal bank located in Ocongate district, Quispicanchis province, Cusco department.

He has a live-in partner and three children. He is from Ocongate and works as a laborer on the Interoceanic Highway. He is also a plumber and does all kinds of jobs; he is very hard working. He only finished elementary school. Since a very young age he helped his parents in order to feed and educate his younger siblings.

He is asking for a loan to buy tools. He also wants to buy a small piece of land to build his house. He is asking for the loan to buy construction tools and to save up to buy his lot.

He is grateful for and values the loan granted and pledges to repay in a timely fashion.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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