A loan helped to buy snacks, soft drinks, bread, accessories for women and girls, and stationery products such as cardboard or notebooks.


Yina Paola's story

Paola is a woman who never gives up. She has a stationery shop, a business she started because of economic necessity. Paola is a humble inhabitant of the municipality of Chinu. The area is strongly affected by violence and is considered a post-conflict zone. As such this loan carries a higher risk.

Paola is a mother of 1 son. Her dream is to pay for the education of her little one and to improve the conditions of life of in her household. In order to achieve this, she works every day with the hope that the future will bring a life of dignity and abundance.

Paola wants to ask for a loan to buy snacks, soft drinks, bread, accessories for women and girls, and stationery products such as cardboard or notebooks.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ondrej Slaby.


This loan is special because:

It helps internally-displaced people in Colombia rebuild and sustain their livelihoods.



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