A loan of $375 helped to buy potatoes and sausages at wholesale.


Yackelin's story

Yackelin, 20, belongs to the “Tinka” communal bank that’s located in Cusco District belonging to Cusco Province and Cusco Department. She is single and alternates her daily activities with a business selling “salchipapas” which is a dish based on sausages and fried potatoes. She has a salchipapas cart that she uses to sell salchipapas in an itinerant manner. She wants to get ahead by means of this business. Her dream is to have a locale where she can sell the salchipapas. She’s requesting a loan to buy potatoes and sausages at wholesale. She is happy about the loan and commits to make her installment payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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