A loan of $375 helped to complete his children's room and buy cabinets for his kitchen.

Roberto Carlos's story

Roberto Carlos is 31 years old. He lives together with his family in the district of Zaña. The community's main economic activities are agriculture, commerce and tourism. It is located one hour and 45 minutes from the city of Chiclayo, on the northern coast of Peru.

He provides transportation services using his own moto-taxi, carrying his customers to settlements far from his community. He is well-known in the area because of the work that he does. He occasionally also does agricultural work.

He has requested a loan of 1,000 Peruvian new soles to renovate his children's room and to buy cabinets for his kitchen. In this way he will be able to complete the construction of his home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Linderman

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