A loan of $775 helped to buy shellfish and fish.


Milton Patricio's story

Milton is a member of the communal bank Espoir Mi Bankito. He lives in Cuenca which has a cold climate, beautiful architecture that is a mix of colonial and modern, and friendly people who follow its culture and traditions.

Milton is 32, single and rents his living space.

He has been selling shellfish for 10 years, working 4 days a week with no fixed schedule.

He is on his second loan with the communal bank and he will use it to buy all types of shellfish and fish.
His dream is to have a house and a vehicle.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Miriam Palacio


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