A loan of $1,000 helped to pay for the maintenance of his taxi.

Silverio Marcial's story

Silverio is a hardworking man. He wakes up early in the morning every day and starts working. He is a taxi driver. With the fruits of his labor and his wife’s support he can cover his home expenses. He puts a lot of effort into his job and has a strong will to succeed in life. Silverio has two children, 16 and 6 years old. He loves them and fights every day to give them a decent living and most of all, to make them into respectable persons.

Silverio appreciates the help that Kiva lenders have given him. This is the second time he gets their valuable support, and thanks to that he will be able to perform an overall maintenance on his vehicle, including a paint job. His car will perform better and he will be able to offer his clients a more comfortable service. This will result in better income.

He will continue fighting every day so that he can make his dream come true: “To give his children a good education and to have his own taxi company.”

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Santiago Mejía Dugand

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