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Laura Nathaly
This is the story of a young student named Laura Nathaly, who has many dreams and goals to achieve and is full of enthusiasm and desire to get ahead.

The proof of this is that she's studying for a nursing assistant degree while she's in high school. This was complicated because while she was in 10th grade, she did the first and second semester of this course, so she was studying every day, completely immersed in reading, every day remembering where she wanted to go.

Her parents supported her a lot, and not only financially. They understand how important the subject of health is for her - not just because it has to do with helping others, but also because she's known since she was little that this is definitively what she wanted to do for the rest of her life and what she wanted to live for.

Being in her third semester and in 11th grade, a series of family and economic problems began to develop, worrying this young woman and her family.

She thought about postponing the semester and told the institution that it was likely she would not be able to continue this degree for some time.

They told her they had an agreement with Kiva, which could offer her financial assistance so she wouldn't have to defer her studies, much less end them.

This help serves her and other students, as they can successfully continue with practices, a stage of life in which she's had excellent performance. Finishing high school and a degree provides many reasons to celebrate, as her family feels very proud of her.
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Esta es la historia de una joven estudiante llamada Laura Nathaly de bachillerato, con muchos sueños y metas por cumplir, llena de ganas y entusiasmo por salir adelante, la prueba de esto es que estudia un técnico en auxiliar de enfermería mientras esta en bachillerato, fue complicado porque mientras estaba en grado 10 hacia primer y segundo semestre de esta carrera así que todos los días eran de estudio, completa entrega a la lectura, cada día recordando a donde quería llegar, los padres la apoyaban bastante y no solo económicamente ya que sabían cuán importante era el tema de la salud para ella, no solo porque se trata de ayudar a los demás si no porque desde pequeña había sentido que esto era definitivamente lo que quería hacer el resto de la vida y de lo que quería vivir, estando en tercer semestre y en grado undécimo comenzaron a surgir una serie de problemas familiares y económicos que preocuparon a esta joven y a la familia, pensando en posponer el semestre, aviso a el instituto la probabilidad de no poder continuar por un tiempo este técnico, ellos le comentaron que tenía el convenio con kiva, que le podían ofrecer una ayuda económica para no tener que aplazar el estudio y mucho menos no terminarlo.
Esta ayuda le sirve a ella y a muchos estudiantes, ya que podrá lograr seguir con las prácticas, una etapa más de la vida en la cual tuvo excelente desempeño, terminando el colegio y el técnico tiene bastantes motivos para celebrar, ya que la familia se sentirá muy orgullosa de ella.

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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.

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About Colombia

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 475
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,262,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,930.0
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Laura Nathaly to pay for a semester of tuition.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
4 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 5, 2014
Listed
Apr 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 24, 2014