Demetria, 29, is a single mother with one young son. She lives and works in the community of Liriuni, in the Barrientos neighborhood. She has a kiosk along the Cochabamba - Santa Cruz highway with soft drinks, diary products, cookies, and other things that she sells to tourists, passengers, and drivers. She has three years of experience.
Demetria needs capital to increase the products at her kiosk. She lent the capital she had to her brother for two months so that he could buy a house. He hasn't returned it yet and she needs the money urgently. Demetria told us that her dream is to have her own house. She is going to save her earnings so that she can build a house in order to give her son a better future and also move him forward in his studies.
La señora Demetria tiene 29 años de edad madre soltera con 1 hijo menor dependiente, vive y trabaja en la comunidad de Liriuni sector ex-tranca cuartel Barrientos sobre la carretera Cbba-Santa Cruz cuenta con un kiosco de productos, gaseosas, lácteos, galletas y otros vende a los turistas, pasajeros, choferes cuenta con una experiencia de 3 años. Doña Demetria necesitaba capital para aumentar los productos para su kiosco, el capital que tenía le presto para dos meses a su hermano para que compra una vivienda, el cual no ha devuelto todavía y ella necesita de urgencia un capital, Demetria nos comenta que su sueño es tener una casa propia las ganancias va ahorrar para hacer construir una casa para darle a su hijo un futuro mejor y también para sacarlo adelante en sus estudios.
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