Total loan: $1,100


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Lima, Lima, Peru / Arts

Johnny's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to invest in a bulk purchase of leather.

Johnny's story

Johnny is an artisan from Peru who specializes in handcrafted leather home decor. He would like to invest in a bulk purchase of leather.

Johnny has been selling through NOVICA since 2009. This is his story:

"When I was 12 years old I was allowed to work on my own designs, and when I was 15, I was given my own set of tools!" says Johnny with pride. "When my dad ran the workshop, we specialized in Colonial motifs. I prefer Inca motifs. I am regarded as being one of the few tanners in Peru that still works with his hands. There used to be many leather tannery workshops, but now there are only two where I live, and ours is one of them.

"I hope that everyone close to you is in good health during these difficult times. My country has been hit very hard. What matters most is life and health, and I am now reactivating my business with your help. This loan will allow me to buy the material I need to build up my inventory."

Use the link below to view Johnny's handcrafted leather home decor on the NOVICA site: