A loan of $1,500 helped to invest in the purchase of sugar and essences.

Olivia's story

Ms. Olivia is 50 years old and is single with two sons who are 25 and 23 years old. She works making cinnamon ice cream which can be found in a very populated zone in the city of La Paz. She makes the ice cream in an artesanal fashion and it is a typical and traditional food from the city of La Paz. Ms. Olivia is an experienced client since this is the 8th loan that she has taken with the lending institution. Ms. Olivia is going to use this loan to purchase sugar and essences for her business. Ms. Olivia faces challenges in her business which include competition since there must be some 20 vendors in the same area where she works, but what differentiates Ms. Olivia is the good treatment that she gives to her customers since she is a very nice and happy person. She is going to use the loan in order to continue growing her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Debra McMahon

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