A loan of $1,200 helps to buy blouses, pants, jackets, shirts, dresses, spandex, and other clothing.


Yanina Melissa's story

Yanina Melissa, 22, is single. She works as a clothing vendor and lives with her parents in the town of Jaramijo, which is known as a fishing bay.

Yanina Melissa is a woman of humble origins. She is kind and hard-working. She works every day to earn income help her parents to cover household expenses. For this reason, Santa Brigida works selling clothes for children and adults. When she has time, she travels to different areas to sell merchandise on credit, which is paid weekly. She has done this work for 2 years and it has allowed her to earn income.

With this loan, she will buy blouses, pants, jackets, shirts, dresses, spandex, and other clothing. Her dream is to go to college and be a professional.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Polenske.


This loan is special because:

It is accompanied by useful, real-life business training.

Patrick Flynn, Kiva staff

Patrick Flynn
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