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Total loan: $975

Silvia Veronica

Manta, Manabí Province, Ecuador / Education

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A loan helped to buy a computer.

Silvia Veronica's story

Silvia Veronica and her family live in the city of Manta, a place which has beautiful beaches and a varied cuisine, attracting tourists.

She is a very hard working women. Thanks to her business, she manages to make an income and cover some of her household expenses, although at times, this is not enough to cover urgent expenses. At the moment, Silvia Veronica needs this loan as her children are at school and they urgently need a computer since the school gives them lots of homework.

This loan is to buy a computer.

Her dream is to give her children the best.