A loan of $600 helped to buy paper and to pay for a few personal expenses.


Teresa's story

Teresa is a member of the Communal Bank "Batan Orcco". She is 42 years old, separated from her spouse, and has two children. Teresa divides her time between her daily activities and managing her photocopying business and multi-service shop. She has been in business for years and has done well thanks to the effort she puts forth each day in her work. Teresa is also an elementary school teacher who works Monday through Friday, but the afternoons are devoted to her business. She is a responsible and industrious person who works in this manner so that her family can move forward.


Teresa is requesting a loan so that she can buy paper in packs of 100, but she will also pay for a few personal expenses. She is grateful for the loan that has been issued to her and promises to complete her payments according to the established terms.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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