A loan of $4,225 helped to buy her business.

Alba Irene's story

At the age of 31, Alba’s a single mother of a five-year-old son. She’s worked for the last six years as an employee in several firms working as a counter saleswoman. She's currently employed in a variety store as manager but she wants to buy the business and has negotiated its purchase with its owner. This is why she’s asking for the loan which will be used in its entirety to pay for the store so she can go from being an employee to an owner for her wish is to generate higher income to continue meeting her family’s needs since as head of household the entire responsibility rests on her shoulders.

She is noted for her drive, enthusiasm and perseverance which have led her to get ahead on her own motivated by her love for her son. Alba wants to continue working hard so her business will grow and become stronger and more profitable every day and last over time so that the economic stability she needs to provide excellent education, better well-being and quality of life for her son will be attained.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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