A loan of $1,000 helped to buy a bundle of winter clothes.


Bertha's story

Bertha, 50, is married and has a 19-year-old son. Bertha sells second-hand clothes. She has a sales stand in one of the city of La Paz’s busiest markets. This loan is her second sequence in the institution. Bertha will use this loan to buy a bundle of winter season clothes like jackets and sweaters to have more variety of products to offer her customers and increase her profits. Her reason for requesting this loan is to continue improving her business. Bertha will use profits to continue buying a variety of seasonal clothes. Bertha is a very hardworking person who feels happy for the opportunity since this is the only activity she has that makes it possible for her to support herself and her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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