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Tatiana

La Paz, La Paz Department, Bolivia / Services

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A loan helped to reinforce the roof of her patio and put in barbed wire.


Tatiana's story

Tatiana is 53 years old. She is single and has a daughter who is already an adult and a second son who is ten years old. Tatiana lives with her small son.

Tatiana is a merchant. She works alone and does not have employees. She has been doing this work for two years.

Owing to the tense situation in Bolivia for political reasons, there was vandalism and plundering in several sites in the cities of El Alto and La Paz. The neighbors had to organize themselves in groups, set up barricades and vigils.

The fear and the insecurity persist. For that reason, Tatiana has decided to reinforce the security of her home. For this, she wants a loan to reinforce the roof of her patio and put barbed wire in the patio where Tatiana sees clients. In the future, Tatiana would like to place panels for bees to sell honey.