A loan of $800 helped to improve the kitchen in her home.


Maritza's story

Maritza, age 25, works as a primary school teacher in the Salomón Ibarra Mayorga School in the community of Los Angeles. She is applying for her fifth loan with the purpose of improving the kitchen in her house. She is well recognized in her community as an honest, hardworking, and very responsible person. She has the support of her husband with her commitments. He helps to make loan payments as a worker for the municipality, where he is employed as the area director for the environment. Maritza's biggest dreams are to keep her family united and offer a dignified home for her two small children where their happiness increases so that they can become a man and woman who are productive members of society.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Rick & Pat Brown



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