Total loan: $675


TAME, Arauca, Colombia / Transportation

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A loan helped to buy tires.

Lizbeth's story

Lizbeth is an enterprising woman, 32 years of age. She lives in a common law relationship with her husband and daughters, ages three and ten. Some years ago, they went to Venezuela in search of work and well-being, however after eight years they could not stand the bad economic and social situation in the neighboring country, and they returned to Tame. They have been back for four years, during which time they managed to buy a mini-bus for public service, which Lizbeth manages and her husband drives.

Their business goes well, however an imprudent driver hit the mini-bus and would not pay for repairs. This destabilized the business somewhat, but Lizbeth and her husband continue ahead. Now they need access to financing that will permit them to buy tires and have routine maintenance done on the "tool" of their business.

Her dream is to buy a larger mini-bus to offer a better service and to have better income, that will guarantee a good education for her daughters.