A loan of $850 helped to make improvements to the walls and roof of her house.

Yeny Margarita's story

Yeny Margarita is 40 years old, she is separated and she has 2 children who live with her. She lives in her own house in a community located close to Cayalti, in the north of Peru, and she has a good relationship with her neighbors. She has a great desire to progress in life, she is an interdependent and tenacious woman, and she can also count on very good personal references. She breeds farm animals in her house, an activity she has been engaged in for more than 12 years. She also works for a food company, something that helps her diversifying the monthly income she earns to help her family. Because of her efforts and her desires to improve her family’s standard of living, Yeny is requesting a loan of 2200 PEN to make improvements to her house, as the walls and the roof need to be repaired.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa

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