A loan of $500 helped buy pants, sweaters, polo shirts, and blouses to sell, and also to buy fruit (apples, oranges, grapes and plantains) for her fruit juice stand.


Yovanna's story

Yovanna belongs to the “Nueva Alternativa” (New Alternative) Communal Bank, located in the district, province, and department of Cusco. Yovanna is 32 years old, living in a common-law marriage, and has 1 child. She spends her days at her business selling clothing, including pants, polo shirts, sweaters, and zip jackets. Also, she has a fruit juice making stall where she prepares different flavors of juices. By this means, she advances her child. Yovanna wants to expand her clothing store and her juice stall. Yovanna is requesting a loan to buy pants, sweaters, polo shirts, and blouses, and also to buy fruit such as apples, oranges, grapes, and plantains. Yovanna looks forward to the loan and promises to comply with the schedule of payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD



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