A loan of $1,450 helped to buy more merchandise for her store.

Blanca Esther's story

Blanca is a fourth-year student at the university. She lives in the southern part of the city of Cochabamba and has a small store that in order to generate income. Blanca also works as a nursing assistant where she earns a monthly salary of 400 BOB.

Blanca needs a loan so that she can increase some of the inventory in her store and generate a larger monthly income. In addition to managing her store, she also needs to pay for her studies. She returned to CIDRE in order to obtain a Kiva loan, for which she is grateful. Blanca would especially like to thank Kiva for providing micro-loans to people in financial need so that the can improve their economic situation and achieve a better quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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