A loan of $325 helped purchase of tyres, lights, wheels and repair the motor of the motokar.

Yessenia's story

Yessenia belongs to the "Mujeres de Éxito" [Successful Women] communal bank located at Jr. Emilio Tipto Nº 115 “San Fernando”, Manantay district, Coronel Portillo province, Ucayali. She is 20 years old and single. She decided to invested the first loan of 300 soles she received from Manuela Ramos in the sale of AVON beauty products. She has been working with Manuela Ramos for two years.

At present Yessenia is preparing for university application.She has a motokar (a motorcycle with a cart behind it), which she uses every day to raise more income.

She will purchase 3 tyres, wheels, 5 car lights etc and will get the motor fixed using the present loan of 1000 soles . This amount will be paid back in 5 months.

Yessenia demonstrates how she has established herself as a woman and will have the opportunity of a professional education thanks to Manuela Ramos.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Edit Pecsi

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