A loan of $450 helped to buy cloth for making items of clothing as a seamstress.


Yolanda's story

Yolanda is 63 years old, married, and lives with her husband and children in her own home, located in a large community in the urban zone of Cayalti, Chiclayo province, Lambayeque region, on Peru's north coast. She enjoys good personal and work references from her neighbors.

Yolanda has been dedicated to cutting and sewing items of clothing for women and men and has more than 20 years in the business, working from her own home.

Yolanda is soliciting a loan to purchase cloth for making additional items of clothing. In this manner, she will expand her business and obtain more income, increasing her earnings and, thus, improving her quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD



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