A loan of $800 helped to buy tables and chairs.


Bertilla Lucrecia's story

Bertilla is 44 years old, she lives in a neighborhood of Guayaquil called Fortin (a suburban area characterized by its dirt roads and mountains). After she separated from her husband, she went living with her current partner, and they have 2 children. She engages in selling meals.

She started her activity many years ago. She works every day with her partner’s help. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy tables, chairs and other items for her shop. In the future she wants to buy a house that the owner is offering her for sale, so that she will no longer have to rent.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa



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