A loan of $1,000 helped to buy a display case and to increase working capital.


Elena Rita's story

Elena, 46, isn’t married but is a single mother of two children who are 24 and 18 years of age and who are studying in the university. She sells gifts and decorations. Her store is located in a very strategic spot in the city of Cochabamba.

This loan is her first cycle within the institution. Elena will use this loan to buy a display case to display her products and to increase capital for her business. The challenge she faces in her business is competition and rising prices. She will reinvest profits in the business. She feels happy and grateful to the institution for the support provided.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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