A loan of $500 helped to change his tires, pay for new licence plates and renew his permits.

Oscar Mauricio's story

Oscar lives with his wife and three children, ages 8, 10, and 16. He operates a taxi, where his customers hire it for the day or for two days, depending on what they need it for. He works every day from Monday to Sunday.

He needs the loan for to fix his taxi (change the tires, buy new license plates, renew his permits). In this way, his taxi will be in better condition and he'll be better equipped for his work. He will be able to give his customers better service, and in this way earn a better income.

Oscar's goal is to buy more taxis, work with his own money, and give his family a better life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie

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