A loan of $725 helped buy a table and supplies for restaurant business.


Yolanda's story

Our member, Sra. Yolanda, belongs to the LOS ROSALES D. SAYLLA community bank in the Peruvian "departamento" of Cusco.

Sra. Yolanda, 64, is married and operates a "chicharroneria" (a restaurant where she sells a traditional pork-based snack). She, along with her husband, make their living from the business. Sra. Yolanda is applying for a loan so that she can improve the restaurant. She will use money from the loan to buy a new table and supplies for the business.

Sra. Yolanda is very grateful that this means of borrowing is availalbe to her and she is committed to repaying the loan in the agreed-upon time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jere Wiseman



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