A loan of $500 helped to improve the roof on her home, since during the last rains she had problems. She will buy wood, nails, and sheeting to bring more security to her daughter..


Glenda Melisa's story

Glenda is 21 years old. She went to school up to the sixth grade at the community school. She is married and her husband is a farmer. She has one 2 year old daughter.

Glenda has worked for a tuna business for 3 years. It is located in the community where she lives. She does cleaning. She decided to take advantage of this work opportunity due to the necessity of helping with the family income. Her schedule is from 5:00 in the afternoon until 2:00 in the morning of the next day, and she rests on Saturday and Sunday.

She needs the loan she has asked for to improve the roof on her house, since in the last rains she had problems. She will buy wood, nails, and sheeting so that she can bring more security for her daughter.

Her main dream is to offer stability to her daughter, as well as education and good health so that she can get ahead. She wants to always have her job so she is very aware that every day she has to give her best when performing the duties her job demands.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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