A loan of $1,200 helped to pay for the tuition fee and continue with her software studies.

Elizabeth's story

Mrs. Elizabeth is a single mother of two children that go to school. She rents a place with a bedroom and a kitchen, built with bricks and with a wooden floor, and located in the 12 de Octubre area of La Paz.

Elizabeth works for the government of La Paz; she cleans the offices in the morning and delivers documents in the afternoon. At night, she studies and learns how to use software like Excel, Word, etc. Elizabeth works from Monday to Sunday. Her siblings help her at home and her parents take care of her children while she is working. She pays for the utilities, food, clothes and her children’s education.

Elizabeth is requesting a loan to pay for the tuition fee and continue with her studies. This will improve her income and her quality of life. This is the first time she requests a loan to IMPRO and Kiva.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Santiago Mejía Dugand

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