A loan of $200 helped to remodel her home (plaster the walls of her home).

Esmeralda Rosa's story

Esmeralda is an entrepreneurial woman. She is 41 years old, a single mother, has one son, and lives in Cañete with her family. Her son is her greatest motivation to get ahead. It is for him that Esmeralda exerts herself each day in order to be able to improve his quality of life. For several years she has worked in food sales and it goes very well for her because she is very hardworking, innovative, and responsible, and because she always offers quality products.

Esmeralda is grateful for the Kiva lenders because with the support they have provided her, she will be able to remodel her home like plaster the walls, so that in this manner she can improve her standard of living. In this way, she will continue making an effort to be able to accomplish her great dream: “To have her own restaurant.”

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lauren Potter

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