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A loan of $1,250 helped to perform maintenance on her bus.

Francisca's story

Francisca, 51, is from the city of Itá. She's a very hardworking woman who strives and makes sacrifices to be able to get ahead.

Her job is in public transportations services. That is, she owns a bus that she has operated internally on a daily route for several years.

Francisca's requesting this loan to be able to invest in maintaining her vehicle so she can keep on providing good customer service and striving, as she has always done.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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