A loan of $200 helped to purchase parts for his motorcycle taxi.

Diego's story

Diego is a 27 year-old hardworking man. He is unmarried and lives in his parent’s house, along with his siblings. His job is transporting people through the city because he has a motorcycle taxi that he bought with his savings from jobs he had.

He travels throughout the city looking for passengers who need to go to some specific place. He has been engaged in this work for five years and, due to his skill is obtaining passengers, he earns a good living which enables him to have what is necessary to pay for household expenses.

In the future he wants to buy another motorcycle taxi and rent it out, thereby insuring another source of income. At the moment, however, he wants to refurbish his motorcycle taxi so that it works great and he can save enough to buy another vehicle. Thus, he is requesting S/. 500 and is grateful to everyone who has made the loan possible. It will enable him to continue achieving his goals. He also promises to make all his payments on time. With the sum he has requested he will upgrade some parts of his vehicle, such as the tires, upholstery and headlights.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney

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