A loan of $375 helped to buy aluminum in order to make doors and windows.


Yishimi's story

Yishimi is forty-two years old and lives together with his wife and children in the district of Cayaltí. Members of this community make a living in agriculture, trade, and livestock. Cayaltí is located in the Chiclayo province, which belongs to the Lambayeque region on the northern coast of Peru.

He works making doors, cupboards, and windows out of aluminum. He has been doing this for about a year, and already has a considerable customer base. He is requesting a loan for 1,000 soles in order to purchase aluminum material. In doing this, he will be able to continue offering his services.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christina Mellace



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