A loan of $1,000 helped to buy a vehicle to work with a transportation company.

Gerardo's story

Gerardo is 46 and has lived with his common law partner Segundina for more than 15 years, they have five young children, they live in the house of one of their family members, they only pay for power and water, the city of Cochabamba is 52km away, Don Gerardo has a job as a driver and is a member of the Transportation Union. They recently bought a vehicle and to be able to buy it he requested a loan, they are also farmers of potato, beans and they raise cattle, Gerardo is a very humble, responsible and hardworking person, Don Gerardo is very happy that he bought this vehicle to work with and he will have savings for her children's education and to build his house, which is his biggest dream to have a house of his own.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt

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