A loan of $500 helped to purchase televisions, a PlayStation and controllers for her business.


Yesenia Maria's story

Yesenia is a 23-year-old young woman from Nueva Segovia. She currently lives in Estelí. She is married and has one son. She has a business where she rents nintendo video games, which are entertainment for the children who live in her area who are able to play with the video games that Yesenia offers. She started her business when she was 21 years old with her own money. Before that she worked in a restaurant. With the savings that she had she decided to start a business with support from her husband. She also has other income as she works as a cashier.

She is requesting this loan to purchase televisions, a PlayStation and controllers for her business. She believes that the loan will help her because she will be able to meet her the demand of her customers, the children children who most often ask her for the video games that are all the rage.

This investment will enable her to increase her income. Her plans for the future are to grow her business so that she can offer a higher standard of living to her son. Her goals for the near future are to purchase more televisions with her profits from her business and to live in her own home that she can have a higher standard of living.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alexandra J


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