A loan of $1,050 helped cement.


Carla's story

Carla is a member of the “Qory Orcco de la Asociación Arariwa” comunal bank. She is 22 years old, single with no children. She is a student at “Universidad Nacional San Antonio de Abad del Cusco.” She is a young hard working and enterprising women who has her own business selling cement blocks. She’s been doing this for one year and is doing well, thanks the emphasis she gives. Carla tells us that this business once belonged to her mother, but her mother has passed the responsibility onto her. She has three employees who produce the blocks. She needs this loan in order to buy 150 bags of cement.

She is thankful for the opportunity given through this media and promises to make her payments on schedule.

(The members of this communal bank meet every thirty days in the city of Pucyura, located in the Anta district in the Cusco department, 40 minutes from Cusco)

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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