A loan of $2,100 helped to pay graduation fees for her degree in tourism management.


Lidia Victoria's story

Lidia Victoria graduated from high school with a degree in arts and sciences and a grade point average of 89% when she was just 17. She is a native of Santa Rosa de Copan. Her parents have a business doing decorations for social events and making handicrafts. Lidia began her studies in business administration in the tourism sector at the University of Jose Cecilio del Valle in Tegucigalpa, where she has maintained an excellent grade point average of 91%. Her most outstanding qualities are her work organization, her creativity, and her analytical abilities. She states that support from her grandparents and parents has allowed her to finish her university studies.

Lidia feels very happy to be able to choose this financing that will allow her to finish her education. In society, she believes that she will be able to contribute more by doing high quality work; she advises young people never to give up in the face of adversity or financial difficulties, because one has to always seek a way to continue forward, and there are solutions. She tells them that they must overcome the challenges that they are faced with each day and continuously improve themselves in order to guarantee their future.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar



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