A loan of $1,000 helped to be able to buy electrical appliances: a refrigerator, microwave, and stove.


Carlos Alberto's story

Carlos Alberto, 27, is single and has one child. He lives with relatives and with his four-year-old son in Ventanas, province of Los Ríos. Carlos works driving a three-wheeled motorcycle taxi.

He is requesting the loan to be able to buy electrical appliances: a refrigerator, microwave, and stove. With the help of the loan he will be able to improve his lifestyle. He will make the purchases in Ventanas.

His dream is to be able to buy himself a car to become a member of a cooperative to work giving rides. The challenges he faces are competition and daily survival.

In his free time he likes to swim.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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