A loan of $1,100 helped to make improvements to her house.


Sonia Luzmila's story

Sonia is a 24-year-old single woman who lives in the city of Cañete in the district of Imperial with her parents and siblings. She is a very kind, hard-working and enthusiastic person, who has a great desire for self-improvement. Thanks to her effort and the support of her parents, Sonia was able to study for a professional accounting degree. In her spare time, she likes making delicious desserts and sometimes she cooks a really tasty Green Rice to share with her family.

On her own initiative and with a lot of determination and dedication, Sonia works as an accounting assistant in a commercial business in her city. She works everyday for about 10 hours and believes she is doing well because of her good performance and because of the kind way she treats others.

Sonia is really grateful to the Kiva lenders, because thanks to the help they have offered she will be able to make improvements to her house. She wants to buy different materials for the construction of a room in her house, because at the moment she and her family share the same room. In this way, Sonia and her family will have a greater sense of wellbeing and so she will keep working and striving to achieve her greatest dream of moving up the job ladder.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Gulvin



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