Angela Maria is a 24-year-old young woman who was born in La Paz, Bolivia. On the weekends she works, helping her mother run the restaurant they have in the city of Oruro. She graduated with a degree in International Trade with the support of her family, but above all from her father, who is a public transportation driver. Now she got an education loan to complete her university studies with a Masters degree in International Trade and Logistics so that she can be more competitive in the job market and have options for better job opportunities with the new knowledge she has acquired.
Her dream is to be able to give back to her father with all of the effort he gave her so that she could be an important professional. She also wants employment that allows her to support the country with her knowledge and to be able to continuously get ahead. She feels that society has fallen into a conformist pattern that should be overcome each and everyday by enterprising people.
She also want to thank all of the people who have given her the opportunity to acquire this new knowledge and for giving her their support.
Angela Maria es una joven de 24 años que nació en La Paz – Bolivia y se dedica, los fines de semana, a ayudar a su mamá en el manejo del restaurante que tienen en la ciudad de Oruro. Se graduó de la carrera de Comercio Internacional con el apoyo de su familia, pero por sobre todo de su papá, quien es chofer de transporte público, ahora, ella ha adquirido un préstamo educativo para complementar su formación universitaria estudiando una Maestría en Comercio Exterior y Logística Internacional,para poder ser más competitiva en el mercado laboral y así poder optar a mejores oportunidades laborales con los nuevos conocimientos adquiridos.
Su sueño es poder retribuir a su padre todo el esfuerzo que hizo para que ella pueda ser una profesional destacada y además obtener un empleo que le permita aportar al país con sus conocimientos y poder superarse continuamente puesto que considera que la sociedad ha caído en un conformismo que debe ser superado día a día por gente emprendedora.
Asimismo agradece a todas las personas que le dan la oportunidad de adquirir nuevos conocimientos y le están brindando su apoyo.
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This loan is part of EDUCA-PRO's effort to help Bolivian students afford to enroll in technical, undergraduate and post-graduate programs. The goal is to bridge the gap between Bolivia's education system and job market by equipping more bright young people with the degrees they need to secure good jobs. This loan is designed specifically for students with a low interest rate and a longer repayment period.
About your loan through Kiva Field Partner FUNDA-PRO
Kiva field partner FUNDA-PRO is a nonprofit organization considered to be one of Bolivia’s leading financial institutions focused on developing Bolivia’s rural business sector. Among the many programs that FUNDA-PRO manages, one of the most prominent is EDUCA-PRO.
Like Kiva, EDUCA-PRO is committed to creating opportunity for talented young people through innovative financial products and services. These products will enable the youth population in Bolivia to have access to better education and higher paying jobs to improve their families’ quality of life. Though its partnership with Kiva, EDUCA-PRO will be able to expand its outreach in remote and rural areas, supporting students in their pursuit of degrees and jobs to help their families.