A loan of $550 helped to make his monthly payments and to buy educational materials.


Armando Antonio's story

Armando is a 19 year old young man. He lives in the city of Chincha. In order to be able to get ahead, he works as a bricklayer. He works around eight hours a day. With the fruit of his labor he pays his educational expenses. He is currently studying for a degree in industrial engineering.

Armando is very grateful to the Kiva lenders. Thanks to the help they have given him, he will be able to make his monthly payments and buy folders and books, among others. This way he will have the materials needed to study and to continue struggling to make his big dream come true. His dream is to finish his degree and to be able to support his family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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