A loan of $1,000 helped to invest in the courtyard repairs of her home.

Lucila's story

Lucila sells food in the El Tejar area, in her in-laws house. She lives in the city of El Alto and every day she goes down to the city to sell her food in order to earn income for the construction of her home. Her dream is to see her house finished.

She has five children, and two still live with her and her husband, who is employed in a city supermarket in La Paz. She is very hardworking and is very content to be given a loan that will help her improve her courtyard for the rainy season.

In the area where she sells her food she is well known as she has very tasty food and this is why she has lots of clients.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand

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