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A loan of $400 helped to purchase a solar panel system.


Andrea De Jesus's story

Sra. Andrea De Jesús is 59 years old, widowed, and the mother of four children who live with her. Her main business activity is growing coffee. For many years this has been the source of income by which she is able to support her children.


Doña Andrea de Jesús will use this loan to obtain her own solar panel system. She does not want to continue using oil lamps and candles since these have been the only source of light that she has used her entire life. Andrea also wants to make the most of her evenings so that she can perform household chores. She also wants to buy a TV for entertainment and as a means of spending more time with her children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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