A loan helped to pay for vehicle maintenance and to buy tires for his motorcycle taxi.

Fredy Carlos's story

Fredy is 30 years old and lives in the city of Ica, which is known for having a warm and pleasant climate. This area is known for agriculture, especially the cultivation of cotton, asparagus, and other crops. Fredy is a hardworking gentleman who studied to become a mechanic, but he was not able to find a job. He decided to work as a motorcycle taxi driver and used the money he saved up over time to buy his own vehicle.

Fredy works with great enthusiasm day after day. He works at his business approximately 10 hours each day is able to serve up to 30 customers. Fredy believes he is doing well in his business because he drives in a responsible manner and treats his customers in a friendly manner.

Fredy is grateful to the Kiva lenders and this is the second time he has received support from them. He will be able to provide general maintenance for his vehicle and buy new tires. As a result, his vehicle will be safer and he will be able to work with greater peace of mind. Fredy will continue working so that he can fulfill his greatest wish of having a house of his own.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica.

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