A loan of $400 helped to maintain her vehicle.


Katherine Janet's story

Katherine is a hardworking and happy woman. She is a single mother of a three-month-old infant. The infant’s father separated from her. Katherine works really hard in order to progress and have a good and happy life. She lives in the Parcona district. The Parcona district is known for its agriculture, especially the cultivation of cotton, and for the generosity of its people. When Katherine has free time she likes to watch television and play with her baby. She also likes to make one of her favorite dishes, which is the delicious dish called “Tallarine Rojos” (Red Casserolle). She was only able to finish fifth grade but would really like to be a nurse.
Katherine, with much enthusiasm, is a chauffer of a mototaxi. She works at this business four hours a day. She thinks that her business is going well. She is very friendly with her customers.
Katherine is very grateful for the loans from KIVA. Thanks to the assistance, she is able to maintain her mototaxi. She can keep the mototaxi in good working order and increase her earnings. She is able to continue to work in order to achieve her dreams of giving a good quality of life and a good education to her son.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Esther Levandoski



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