A loan of $750 helped to make general repairs to his motorcycle taxi.

Pedro Faustino's story

Pedro is a young man who earns a living offering motorcycle taxi service in the district of the city of Ica. This job requires a lot of time of him. He works approximately 10 hours a day, in which time he can earn between 70 and 90 PEN a day. He enjoys his work very much, although he confesses to us that he would have enjoyed being able to study architecture and becoming a great designer of houses and other things.

His favorite pastime is being able to listen to music. This is why in his motorcycle taxi he has connected some speakers that allow him to listen all day long to the music he most likes while he conducts his small business.

Pedro knows that his business is successful because currently the city of Ica has become a very commercial city, which has generated various jobs, the same ones that require people to get to their jobs, to carry merchandise, or other activities they want to do. Pedro also knows that there is a lot of competition and this is why he wants Kiva lenders to help him, so he can make a repair and give general maintenance to his motorcycle taxi. In this way his passengers will feel more comfortable and in some way will be able to enjoy their trip. It is likely that if his customers approve of the service he gives them, they will ask him to pick them up at certain times and places.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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