A loan of $975 helped to purchase a computer.


Ana Karen's story

Ana is a young woman who is 22 years old. She live sin the district of Parcona, Ica Peru. Parcona is characterized by having a hot climate as well as the agriculture and cattle farming. Parcona is also known for the friendly townspeople. When Ana has some free time she really likes to dance and on special occasions she likes to eat one of her favorite meals which is the very delicious “Tallarines Rojos” (red noodles). She was only able to study until secondary school, but she would have liked to study business. With a lot of enthusiasm, Ana works in a small business selling beauty products and cosmetics. At night she studies chemical engineering. She does this activity with the with a lot of hard work. She works about 5 hours a day and can accommodate up to 10 clients daily. She thinks that she does well with her business because she is very friendly and attentive in a kind way to her clients. Ana is very grateful for the Kiva lenders. The help that they provide allow her to purchase a computer. This will help her to complete her work and not waste money in going to an Internet café. She will continue working everyday to realizer her biggest dream which is to finish her career and be a successful professional.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alana Abbitt-McGregor



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