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Total loan: $675
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Nicolaza

Peru
Ayacucho, Peru / Embroidery

A loan of $675 helped buy wool.


Nicolaza's story

Nicolaza is a member of the Sumaq Huayta Communal Bank, which means “Beautiful Flower.” She is a widow, 78 years old, and has 10 children. Nicolaza has a textile workshop where embroidery and weavings are made. She has 10 embroiderers and sells her products by order and at her daughter’s stall in the Artesanal Market. She also sends her products to the cities of Cuzco and Lima.

Nicolaza needs a loan of 2,000 soles, money that will be used to buy wool. Nicolaza dreams of continuing to help her children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laura Westin



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 20, 2009

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 20, 2009