A loan of $1,025 helped purchase fuel and supplies.


Ivonne's story

Ms. Ivonne V. is a member of the Las Lomas de Yarina microfinance institute, located on Jr. Adolfo Lobo # 139, Calleria district, Ucayali department. Ivonne is 36 years old, has two children, and her husband is a timber merchant. She decided to invest her first loan of 300 PEN from Manuela Ramos in the purchase of lumber. Ivonne currently continues to work alongside her husband in logging and selling timber. Ivonne and her husband work with a certain amount of personnel when they travel to different river areas in order to extract timber. They will invest this loan of 3,000 PEN, which will be repaid in 4 months, in the purchase of fuel and supplies so that they can travel to different places and obtain timber. Ivonne is appreciative of Manuela Ramos for the opportunity she has been given because this way, she can help her husband with the family expenses.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elizabeth Casian


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