A loan of $1,200 helped to buy a computer and books.


Mabel Cinthia's story

Mabel, 20, is single and studying toward a public accounting degree at one of the most renown universities in the city of La Paz. She works as a public employee to pay for her education. This is the first loan she is receiving from the institution. She will use it to pay for for different educational expenses such as buying a computer and books.

Mabel runs into challenges regarding her education such as a lack of financial support from her parents and having to work and study very hard. But she is determined to get ahead and finish her degree and go into her profession. She lives in the area of Caranavi. Her goal is to graduate as soon as possible so she can work and earn an income to help her family and siblings to get ahead.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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