A loan of $350 helped to buy flour for making bread.


Yola's story

Yola belongs to the "Medalla Milagrosa" Communal Bank, which is located in the Pomata district in the province of Chucuito in the Puna area. She is 57 years old, married and the mother of 2 children. She has completed her primary school studies and lives on Jr. Odria Street. She has worked with Movimiento Manuela Ramos for 6 years. Her first loan was for 300 nuevos soles, which she used to buy flour to make bread. Currently, she is requesting a loan of 1,000 nuevos soles to buy flour and supplies for bread making, a business which she currently manages. Her wish is to continue working in order to make a better life for her family. She likes the bank's chats and meetings.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tara Binetti


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