A loan of $375 helped to buy insurance, tires and fees for a driver's license.

Gaspar's story

Gaspar, 50, lives with his son in the Oyotun district, a rural zone where the population makes its living in agriculture, trade and cattle raising. Two hours from the city of Chiclayo, northern coast of Peru.

He has provided a transportation service in his motorcycle taxi for the past three years, moving his customers from the adjacent villages to the city. He has applied for a loan of 1000 nuevos soles for the purchase of insurance, driver's license fees and a tire change. In this manner he continues providing the service.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alex Martin

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