A loan of $225 helped purchase of colored acrylic wool and replacements parts for sewing machine.

Luz Marina's story

Mrs. Luz Marina es a member of the Community Bank New Future which is located in the district of Puno, province of Puno, department of Puno. She is 43 years old, married, and has three children. She completed post-secondary technical studies, and she lives in Santa Rosa neighborhood.

She has worked with the Manuela Ramos Movement for eight years. Her first loan was for 300 new Soles. She invested the money in her handicrafts business.

She is now applying for a loan of 600 new Soles for the purchase of colored acrylic wools and replacement parts for her sewing machine. With these materials she makes overcoats.

Her wish is to open a shop and sell wool wholesale.

She likes attending meetings and saving money.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patrick King

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