A loan of $1,100 helped to buy spare parts..


Gil Roberto's story

Sr. Gil is 54 years old and lives in Playas. He started in this line of work at the age of 33 when he took a job as an assistant for a neighbor who was a mechanic. Gil learned a great deal and later became independent. He now works in order to support his family.

Gil works as a service mechanic Monday through Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. He says that he has not experienced any difficulties in his business. Gil is married and his wife is a homemaker. They have a daughter who is attending a state school.

His loan will be used to buy spare parts that he can use in his business. His dream is to improve his quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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