A loan of $400 helped to purchase a counter and a display case.

Kathya Denisse's story

Kathya is a 25-year-old woman. She lives in the city of Cañete in the Imperial district with her parents and her young daughter. She loves her daughter and she is the main purpose of her life. She is a very nice person, hardworking, and enthusiastic. She dedicates all her effort to getting ahead in life for her young daughter. Kathya is takes the role of mother and father for her daughter. With a lot of effort, Kathya was studying a professional career to become a secretary. Unfortunately, she was not able to finish her studies because of financial problems and the fact that she had to work. She dreams of finishing her studies. In her free time she loves to cook a very delicious carapulca with dry soup to share with her family.

From her own initiative and with a lot of determination and dedication, she works as an employee offering cleaning services, washing, and other household services. Additionally, on the weekends she works in her store selling cell phone equipment such as cases, memory, chargers, USB, and other items. Kathya works every day for approximately 10 hours a day. She thinks that she does well because she is responsible and because she treats people in a kind manner.

Kathya is very grateful for the lenders on Kiva. Thanks to the help provided she can purchase a counter and show window. These will help her to exhibit her best products. This way Kathya will continue to work and strain herself because she has the desire to improve her conditions for herself and her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alana Abbitt-McGregor

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