A loan of $975 helped to do mechanical maintenance on his vehicle.

Caciano's story

Casiano, 35, is proud to share a life with Elvira, 29, and their 3 children; Yesenia, Angelo and Liz. He owns a house made of wood purchased with many years of work.

Previously working in farming, he chose, thinking about the future of his family, to enter in a different job in the city. He managed to purchase a mototaxi 5 years ago, with which he managed gradually to support his home. He likes his job since he has an open schedule which allows him to be with his family during lunch time as well as take his children to school. At the beginning of raining season in his area he must make general maintenance to his vehicle as well as buy special rims for the mud with which he hopes to transport more passengers in various climatic conditions, generating a fixed income.

His plans for the future is to purchase a mototaxi, a freight-carrying type, which he hopes to modify and to have a hitch to transport passengers in his area hoping to generate more income and innovating a new way of transport in his area.

At this time, he is requesting a loan of 2.500Peruvian Soles to make general maintenance on his mototaxi as well as buy new rims for the raining season. With the remainder he plans to invest in the education of his children with regard to the beginning of the school year.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diana Lima

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