A loan of $900 helped to buy a motorcycle-taxi to transport limes to the city.


Baltazar's story

Baltazar is a man of 68 years old, he is a widower and he takes care of a son. He lives in his own house in the small country village of Peñarol, in the district of Tambogrande. His village now has some basic services.
The activity that the aforementioned carries out is the harvest of lime in a parcel of 3 self-owned acres and the breeding of cattle, sheep and fowl. The workload is shared with his oldest daughter, as she lives with him, and his grandsons, they all support each other. Baltazar has made a living in agriculture and livestock breeding for approximately more than 15 years.
The amount of the loan solicited is for 2400 nuevos soles, which will be invested in the purchase of a motorcycle-taxi for the transportation of the lime harvest from the parcel to the city. For the purchase, the client accounts for a part of the value of the vehicle.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ariadna Rico


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