A loan of $200 helped to buy food products for her restaurant such as rice, sugar, noodles, mixed vegetables, etc.


Lourdes Yosit's story

Lourdes is a member of the 'Corazones Unidos' community bank which is located in Desaguadero district, in Chucuito province, in Puno department. She is 31 years old, single, and has one child. She completed her higher education at a tech school. Lourdes is a new member who recently started working with Manuela Ramos. She is requesting a loan for 500 soles to invest in buying food products for her restaurant such as rice, sugar, noodles, mixed vegetables, etc. Lourdes' dream for the future is to further grow her business. What she most likes about her community bank is the ease of obtaining loans.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard


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