A loan of $550 helped to buy provisions and spare parts for the car.

Liliana Angelita's story

Liliana has been part of the Yanuncay communal bank for 3 years, this communal bank in made up of friends and family members who have the same aim: getting them and their families ahead in life. Liliana lives in the Yanuncay sector of the city of Cuenca, this city has is naturally and architecturally rich which delights those who visit it. Its gastronomic variety excites the palates of locals and foreigners alike.

Liliana is 36 years old, she is married, and as fruit of her marriage, she has 3 children aged 6, 10 and 17. Her eldest son studies in secondary school and her two younger children are at a school in the city. Her husband is a taxi driver, and they own the house in which they live.

For the last two years, Liliana has been making her living preparing and selling food, she works from Monday to Friday without a fixed working schedule. This job gives her the opportunity to contribute to the family's income and care for her children.

Liliana will invest this loan in buying supplies as well as spare parts for her husband's taxi. Her aim is to expand the business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Severine

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