A loan of $1,575 helped to make improvements to her home.

Petronila's story

Petronila is 53 years old and lives with her husband in the city of Ica. She is a very friendly, hardworking, and enthusiastic person with a great desire to succeed. Unfortunately because of a lack of financial resources and the need to go to work to pay her expenses, she was not able to study for a professional career, but she would have liked to have done so. She likes to cook delicious desserts in her spare time and on some occasions prepares dome delicious red noodles to share with her family.

On her own initiative and with much dedication and effort, Petronila Works in a small food business. She had a small space set up in her home where she can serve customers. Petronia works every day from early morning and works about eight hours. She is comfortable with this work and believes that things are going well for her because her delicious seasonings and the good service she gives to her customers.

Petronila is very grateful to the Kiva lenders and thanks to their help she can improve her home. She wants to build the roof and expand her kitchen so that she can provide more security and wellbeing to her family and customers. She will continue working and making an effort to achieve her greatest dream of having a great restaurant.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes

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