A loan of $875 helped to buy merchandise (new clothes) to expand her business..


Amalia's story

Amalia is 22 years old. She lives on Totai street in the community of Chimore in city of Cochabamba in the province of Carrasco. She is a single mother of 1 son. Amalia sells cosmetics and works in agriculture and selling new clothing. Since she didn't have enough income to support her family, she started working with her father. Amalia went down a new road in life and started from zero. The loan Amalia is asking for is to buy new clothing and thus have more income so she can help her son graduate with a degree some day. She dreams of a better future for her son, because she wasn't able to get a degree. What she wants is for her son to gradutae and be able to be able to help the people in her area.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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