A loan of $400 helped purchase clothing and shoes for the holiday season.


Yovana's story

Ms. Yovana is a member of the “Virgen de Cancharani” microfinance institute in the province and department of Puno. She is 32 years old and has a live-in partner and a son. With her first 300.00 PEN loan, she purchased clothing and candy for resale. She has been working with the microfinance institute for almost 3 years. She states that she teaches in Macusani from Monday through Friday.


With this 1,200.00 PEN loan, which will be repaid in 6 monthly installments, she will purchase clothing and shoes for the holiday season.


Yovana hopes to keep working so that she can build her own candy store.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elizabeth Casian


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