A loan of $1,000 helped purchase of wheat, barley, oats, etc.


Yovana's story

Yovana belongs to the village bank "Manuela de Hoy," which is located in the district of Ilave, Province of El Collao, Department of Puno. She is 24 years old, married under common law, and the mother of 1 child. She has graduated from high school and lives in the Parcialidad de Camicachi. She has worked with the Movimiento Manuela Ramos for 5 years. Her first loan of $100 was used to buy cereals. Now she needs a loan of $1,000 to buy cereals such as wheat, barley, oats, etc. She wishes to buy larger quantities and take them to various street markets in her area. She enjoys savings and conversations.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Schell


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