A loan of $1,600 helped to buy monitors, CPUs, and cameras..


Alba Rocio's story

Alma lives in Guayaquil. Her business is selling ice-cream, a cybercafé, and telephone booths. She started her business by making fruit sorbets. She was increasing her business little by little, and she decided to invest in some computers in order to set up a cybercafe.

She now works most of the time with the help of her grown child. The difficulty that Alba has in tending her business is illnesses. She is a widow, and she has a 19 year old child.

She wants to use the loan to buy monitors, CPUs, and cameras. She wants to have more machines to be able to have more customers. Her dream is to be able to improve her business and to be able to expand in order to give her family the best.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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