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Yolanda Ynes
Yolanda is a member of The Dawn village bank.
She is 42 years-old, married, and has 5 children who are 19, 17, 16, 14, and 13. All her kids go to public school.
Yolanda decided to work out of economic necessity. She works out of her house selling hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, and hot drinks. She is out every night selling her food at her door.
Since joining FINCA, Yolanda’s life has changed. She has more customers in her business and she feels useful because she is able to help with the bills of the house.
Yolanda needs a loan of 1200 soles to buy sausage, potatoes, flour, a jar of mayonnaise, and mustard. Her dream is that her children become professionals and to buy a car so that her children can use it for work.

Additional Information

About FINCA Peru

This loan is administered by FINCA Peru, one of Kiva’s Field Partners in Peru. FINCA Peru is dedicated to empowering socially and economically disadvantaged women in Peru, contributing to the development of their families, and building sustainable communities.

In 1990, FINCA Peru began by lending to a small group of women widowed by the Shining Path terrorist movement in Ayacucho. Beyond loans and financial services, FINCA offers business development training, personal and family development training, gender empowerment sessions, life insurance products, and financial and social literacy sessions for the children of borrowers. Visit FINCA Peru’s Kiva Field Partner page to learn more.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 67
    View loans »
    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,916,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Yolanda Ynes buy sausage, potatoes, flour, a jar of mayonnaise, and mustard.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 28, 2009
Listed
Sep 2, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2010