A loan of $1,050 helped purchase materials & supplies.

Luzmila's story

Luzmila is a member of the Mercamueble Communal Bank and lives in the imperial city of Cusco. She is 41 years old, married, and has three children.

Luzmila divides her time between her household activities and manufacturing furniture such as desks, wardrobes, chairs, tables, beds, and other pieces. She helps her husband with making and selling furniture. Luzmila also has a furniture vending post at the Mercamuebles Market, located at the main bus stop in San Sebastián District of the Province of Cusco. She has been in business for a number of years and has done very well due to her hard work and determination.

Luzmila is requesting a loan to increase her business capital for manufacturing and selling furniture. The materials she needs to buy include wood, paint thinner, lacquer, sandpaper, carpenter’s glue, and other items.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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