A loan of $550 helped to buy a moto-taxi.


Tomas's story

Tomas is 44 years old, single, and lives in the city of Pucalla. He is a very friendly, hardworking, and enthusiastic man who puts forth all his efforts to get ahead. Thanks to his efforts and his parents’ support, he was able to study for a career painting cars.

He works in a small vehicle paint shop every day for about 10 yours and believes that things are going well for him because of the friendly service he provides for others.

Tomas is grateful to the Kiva lenders because, thanks to them he will buy a second hand moto-taxi because he wants to provide transport services around the city in the evenings and on weekends. He will continue working and making an effort to achieve his dream of having a vehicle painting and upholstery business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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