A loan of $1,000 helped to buy clothing for sale.


Fatima Carolina's story

Fátima is a 22 year old singe woman. She lives in the city of Ica with her parents and siblings. She is a very friendly, hard-working, and enthusiastic person. She has a great desire for self-improvement, thanks to the efforts and support of her parents. Fátima is studying for a career in business administration. In her spare time she likes to eat delicious pizza, since that is her favorite food. By her own initiative, with much effort and dedication, Fátima works in her own small business selling clothes for ladies, gentlemen, and children. She works every day, starting in the early morning and working for approximately 8 hours. She feels happy doing this work and believes that she is doing well due to the friendly treatment she provides her customers. Fátima is grateful to the Kiva lenders, since thanks to the help provided, she will be able to buy a greater quantity of clothing, such as polos, pants, shirts, blouses, etc. This will mean Fátima's business will be better stocked and she will be able to serve more customers. She will continue working and striving to become a good professional and achieve her dream of having her own home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer SUZANNE FORD



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