A loan of $675 helped to purchase snacks and to pay off some of her school expenses.


Liz Yocelin's story

Liz Yocelin belongs to the "Mama Simona" community bank in the district of Cusco, Peru. She is 19 years old and single. She balances her household responsibilities with her business selling snacks. She has a cart from which she sells caramels, lollipops, cookies and refreshments in the district of Poroy. She works from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Liz hopes through the business she can save to study for a professional degree. She is requesting the loan to purchase snacks and to pay off some of her school expenses. She is happy about the loan and promises to make her payments on time.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marty Greenstein



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