A loan of $1,000 helped to pay for vehicle repairs and to purchase materials for building his house.

Victor Desiderio's story

Victor is 65 years old. This hardworking gentleman wakes up early every day for his job driving his taxi through the streets of Guayaquil. As a taxi driver, he has many aspirations to resolve his family’s expenses.

Victor works all day driving through the streets of Guayaquil, starting in the early morning hours. He is part of a cooperative that accepts customer requests for taxis over the telephone. Victor wants to continue working, so he will use the loan to repair his automobile. Part of the loan will be used to build his house. In the future, he wants to improve his earnings so that he can buy another taxi.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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