A loan of $1,000 helped to invest in the purchase of a sales stand in the El Tejar district.

Estela's story

Señora Estela is 54 years old. She is married and has five children, ages 36, 35, 25, 23, and 20. She sells food and fried fish, which is her specialty. She has already been working in this business for a number of years. She has her store in the El Tejar zone of the city of La Paz. This loan is her eighth one with this institution. Sra. Estela is an old client of the institution. She does not have problems with her loan payments. She is very responsible. Sra. Estela is going to use this loan to buy a sales stand to expand her business and in this way offer better convenience to her customers. Her reason for applying for this loan is to continue improving in her business. Sra. Estela is going to use the earnings to continue buying supplies and thus improving her income. Sra. Estela is a very hard-working person. She feels happy about the opportunities that have been offered her since she began her business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry

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