A loan of $1,025 helped buy construction material to build a stall and improve her home.

Viviana's story

Viviana is 44 years old and married with 3 children aged 23, 18, and 14. She sells scrap metal at her collecting post in the August 6th Zone of Cochabamba city. This will be her first loan with this institution.

Viviana will use the loan to purchase construction material to build a small building for her business and improve her home. Her main reason for taking out this loan is to improve conditions in her home.

Viviana faces challenges in her business which is not stable, since it varies by seasons. She will also use this loan to continue buying construction materials to improve her home. Her desire is to have a stable and profitable business and in this way, to generate more income with the goal of improving her quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD

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