A loan of $425 helped to pay for medical expenses.


Abertina Maria's story

Sra. Albertina is 36 years old, married, and has a daughter who is of school age. She studied at a teacher’s college in Chinandega and graduated to become an elementary school teacher. Albertina currently teaches at the Julia Martinez Toruño School where she has been employed for the past 12 years. In the photo, she is seen in the classroom where she teaches her students.

Albertina also owns a mill at her home which she uses to provide services, such as grinding corn or meat. She established this small business two years ago and her husband manages it. Albertina is a person who has the drive to succeed and be responsible. This loan will be use to buy medicine to treat her health problems.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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