A loan of $600 helped purchase of chickens and hens.

Yoni's story

Ms. Yoni is part of the Communal Bank "Nueva Luz del Mañana" ["Tomorrow's New Light"] from the Arawira Association in the Province of Cuzco, Department of Cuzco. She lives with her life partner, she is 40 years old and is a mother to three children.

Her character and her wish of fulfilling her dreams motivated her to start her own business selling chicken and hens. With the earnings she made she was able to make a contribution to her home's income. At the beginning she sold 10 hens or chickens, later she sold 40 or 50 and nowadays she sells more than 1,000 chickens every 15 days. Today she has stable clients that shop daily in her store, and she serves them with the charisma that is so characteristical of her. Her business has been running for several years and she has done well thanks to the effort she pours into her work. She is a working and enterprising mother that supports her family in spite of adversity. She requires a loan to increase her working capital and purchase more chickens or hens.

She is very thankful for the opportunity offered her through this medium and she is also committed to fulfilling her payments according to the repayment calendar.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cecilia Piris

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