A loan of $450 helped to buy an engine for his taxi.

Ricardo's story

Ricardo is married with three children, two of whom are on their own already with the last one (a young lady) living with him and his wife in the San Martin neighborhood of the city of La Paz. He has a car he uses to transport passengers and he uses his income from the car to support his family.

Ricardo is asking for a loan to buy an engine for his car, as the one that is currently installed no longer works correctly and there is no way to fix it so it can be in good condition and not leave his family with no means of support.

Ricardo's dream was to make professionals out of his children, which he did with his two eldest. Now only his youngest daughter is left and with her, his dream would be achieved.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alyson Trowbridge

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