Total loan: $1,650
Isabel Del Rocio
Latacunga, Cotopaxi Province, Ecuador / Food
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A loan helped for the purchase and renovation of tables and chairs for her shop.
Isabel Del Rocio's story
Isabel was born in the city of Latacunga, in the parish of Ignacio Flores, in the province of Cotopaxi of the Republic of Ecuador. This urban area is characterized by its inhabitants that make a living raising and selling small animals. Isabel is 39 years old. Currently, she is married and lives just with her husband and one of their children in a house they have owned for a few years. For Isabel it has been very satisfying to be able to help her husband with their household expenses. She has been a great help as much in the house as in their business. Currently, they have a small restaurant where Isabel, her husband, and one of her adult daughters work. With great sacrifice from her parents, Isabel was able to finish elementary school. However, because of her family's difficult financial situation, she had to begin working at a very young age. She has shown herself to be, even today, a very hardworking and enterprising woman. At this time, Isabel is requesting a loan in order to be able to improve the tables and chairs since she currently uses borrowed ones from her neighbor. Seeing as how her business has grown, she will need to make this investment that will help her provider her customers with better service. In this way, she will improve her sales, which will make her business more profitable. Isabel and her husband want to extend a sincere "thank you" and greetings to Fundación Alternativa in Ecuador and Kiva for having made possible this growth in their personal and professional life.