A loan of $400 helped to purchase beer in quantity and thus obtain a better profit margin.


Ynes's story

Ynes is 30 years old. She is in a common-law marriage and has three children in her care. She lives in her own house with her partner and their three children in the district of Tambogrande in the north of Peru. They live in the rural part of the district, but they have electrical service.

The business that she is developing is the sale of beer and snacks (tapas) in her own home, where she serves preferentially on Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays. She already has regular customers in the zone and she has more than 3 years of experience in her business. Her partner is a farmer with his own farm where he plants corn and beans. In addition, he works as an agricultural laborer. Between the two of them, they seek to give good living conditions to their children, and this is why they work together. Ynes is an essential part of the family. She is seeking a loan precisely to strengthen her business. In particular, the destiny of the loan will be to purchase beer in quantity and thus obtain a better profit margin. This strategy will help her in her business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry


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