Fighting for a better future? We need your help.

Creating a more equitable world takes a lot of time and energy, but at Kiva we’re in it for the long haul. 100% of money lent on Kiva goes to funding loans. That means we rely on donations from people like you to make this work possible.
Your donation of any size makes a difference. Thanks for investing in a better future,
Premal Shah, President & Co-Founder, Kiva
  • $25
  • $35
  • $50
  • Submit
  • Other

A loan of $1,000 helped to start a new hardware business.

Yovany's story

Yovany, 33, has two children whose ages are 3 and 7. She prepares food to sell. Her food stand is located in Cabezas. This loan is her first sequence in the institution. Yovany will use the loan to start a new hardware business. The reason for requesting the loan is the lack of cash and to obtain resources necessary to subsist.

She is a very hardworking person who always wants to earn additional income by working at a variety of activities and this is an opportunity to open a new business. Yovany will use profits to improve her customers’ quality of life as well as her family’s. her wish is to grow in her activities and to improve her income. She feels grateful for the opportunity she’s being given.

Translator profile picture

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details