A loan of $500 helped to do maintenance on a motorcycle taxi.

Gerardo Oswaldo's story

Gerardo, is a young man who is 22 years old. He lives with his young wife and they have a 6 month old daughter. They live in San Rafael Oriente, departament of San Miguel. He works in a motorcyle taxi, transporting people to different areas in town. He has been working in transportation for one year. The motorcyle taxi was bought together with his father, but Gerardo also does bricklaying work. When he is doing that, his schedule is from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

At this time, he is asking for a loan to do maintenance on the motorcycle taxi, since he does most of his work in it. With this, he hopes to guarantee a safe and comfortable for his customers. This maintenance and repair will be done for the amount of the loan.

His aspirations are: with the loan, to have his motorcycle taxi work well to provide his family with everything it needs to survive.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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