A loan of $1,175 helped to make improvements to her home.

Yuvixza's story

Yuvixza, 35, lives in the city of Cañete, in Imperial District with her three children. She loves them and they are her main reason for living. She is a very friendly, hard-working, and enthusiastic person, who puts all her efforts into moving her children forward, since she is mother and father to them. Unfortunately, due to a lack of economic resources and because she has had to work since she was young, Yuvixza was not able to study a professional degree. In her free time, she likes to prepare delicious desserts to share with her family. On her own initiative, with a lot of effort and dedication, Yuvixza in her small business selling groceries and basic goods, like rice, sugar, milk, oil, vegetable soups, detergents, and other things. She works everyday for about ten hours and believes that it is going well for her due to her good prices and the friendly way she treats her customers. Yuvixza is very grateful to Kiva lenders, since thanks to the help they have given her, she will be able to improve her home. She wants to plaster and paint the front of her house. Yuvixza will keep working and making an effort to achieve her big dream of giving her children a good education and seeing them grow up to be professionals.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Caitlin Jones

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