A loan of $800 helped buy materials and supplies for furniture business.

Florentina's story

Our member is FLORENTINA. She is from the Peruvian departamento of Cusco and lives in the Santiago district of Cusco.

She is 45 years old and is married to another member, Carlos. She has 4 children (24-, 23-, 19-, and 14-years old, respectively). She alternates her responsibilities at home with a business finishing the furniture that her husband makes. She does the upholstery and makes pillows and cushions for upholstered pieces; for wardrobes, she polishes and applies layers of varnish; for other pieces, she paints or applies enamel, depending on what her customers order. The member needs the loan to be able to buy materials and supplies for the business.

The member is grateful that loans are available in this way and she commits herself to repaying the loan in the agreed-upon time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jere Wiseman

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