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A loan of $550 helped to purchase a laptop.


Kerly's story

Kerly an enterprising young woman, 24 years old and single, who lives in San Juan de Miraflores with her family.

For some time, she has worked as a systems analyst in a prestigious company and it is going very well for her since she is a very responsible, hard-working person with a strong desire to improve herself.

Kerly is thankful to the Kiva lenders because, with the support they have offered her, she will be able to buy herself a laptop to be able to improve her quality of life. In this way, she will continue working hard to be able to get ahead and offer her family a better future.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris



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