A loan of $500 helped to buy supplies for mattress production.

Juana's story

Juana, 39 years old, is married to Juan and they have two dependent children. One of the children is in school. They live in Sacaba, Nueva Canaán. Her work is in the community of San Isidro, which is 36km from the city of Cochabamba. Juana works by manufacturing straw mattresses here.The mattresses are sold at the weekly market in Colomi. Orders also come from Sacaba. Juana is a humble worker. She needs money to grow her mattress business. Juana wants to grow the business because there is a high demand. Her savings have been spent on her husband's recovery from when he suffered from a work accident. Juana will continue working for her two children until they complete their higher educations.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Polenske

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