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Diana Mireya
Diana is a student who is working to get ahead and to improve the quality of life for her and her children. In her childhood, she had to deal with the separation of her parents, and with living with her older brother. When he was very young, her brother met 2 friends who led him into being a criminal who led a deceitful, antisocial lifestyle. He stole, and then got to the point where he tried, and then allowed his life to be destroyed by, hallucinogenic drugs. Years later, Diana met a young man who was older than she was, and became pregnant by him. He then abandoned her, without any concern for the fate of the child. Later, in order to get ahead, she took a job helping an acquaintance sell fruit in the streets of the city. In this way she was able to help her mother pay the bills and to support her child. She then met another young man, with whom she began living and had a second child. However, after a while he began to abuse her physically and verbally, so Diana decided to leave their home. She found a job in the bakery where she now works, takes care of her children, and studies with great effort and dedication. Her vision is to obtain a professional degree that will guarantee her job stability, in order to provide her children with a good future and a home to share with her family.
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Diana es una estudiante que actualmente se esfuerza por salir adelante para mejorar su calidad de vida y la de sus dos hijos; ya que en su infancia tuvo que lidiar con la separación de sus padres y la convivencia con su hermano mayor, quien desde muy chico conoció a dos amigos, los cuales lo llevaron a ser un delincuente y obrar de mala fe con la sociedad, él, robaba y llego a tal punto que probo y se dejo consumir por el efecto de los alucinógenos.

Con el pasar de los años Diana distinguió a un joven que tenía más edad que ella; del cual quedo embarazada y quien la abandonó sin importar la suerte que correría este pequeño. Luego como medio para salir adelante, ella consiguió un trabajo en ayuda de un conocido para vender frutas en calles de la ciudad, de esta manera ella le colaboraba económicamente en los gastos a su madre y suplía las necesidades básicas de su hijo, allí conoció a otro joven con el que se fue a vivir y tuvo a su segundo hijo, quien al cabo de un tiempo empezó a agredirla tanto física como verbalmente, es por esto que Diana decidió salir de aquel inquilinato y dejarlo solo, consiguió un empleo en una panadería donde actualmente trabaja, cuida de sus hijos y paga su estudio con esfuerzo y gran dedicación.

La visión de ella es obtener un titulo profesional que le dé garantías de una estabilidad

laboral, para brindarles un futuro digno a sus hijos y una casa propia para compartir en

familia.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan will help a CampoAlto student pay a semester's tuition. With seven branches throughout Bogota, Colombia, CampoAlto tailors educational programs for socially marginalized students. Each of these courses lasts three semesters on average and includes specialized training and internship placement to help students secure jobs after graduation.

This Kiva loan will be used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit.

About CampoAlto

CampoAlto is a for-profit education institute that offers a variety of classes to students from socially or economically marginalized groups, including women, ethnic minorities, displaced populations, disabled individuals, and those living below the poverty line. Kiva funding is being used to pay tuition for students who couldn’t otherwise afford to attend classes.

Because CampoAlto’s core business is not purely microfinance, there is some level of additional risk for lenders. For this reason, Kiva has not assigned the institute a risk rating.

About Colombia

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 560
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $14,893,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,884.5
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Diana Mireya to complete her technical work training.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 5, 2013
Listed
Nov 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014