A loan of $300 helped to be able to purchase fabrics, sewing thread and other items.


Margarita's story

This member belongs to the “Kantu de San Jerónimo” communal bank. She lives in the province and department of Cusco.


The member is Margarita. She is 43 years old and is a native to San Jerónimo. She has a live-in partner and has 4 children. She is native to Quincemil in the fringes of the jungle on Peruvian territory. Her partner is a bricklayer and she works making clothing for women, men, and children. She arranged a small space in her house and she works there making all types of clothing fit to the size and taste of the customer. She is requesting the loan to be able to purchase fabrics, sewing thread and other items.


Margarita values and is infinitely grateful for the loan provided since it allows her to grow with her business and improve her quality of life. Likewise, she promises to make her loan payments according to the stipulated time frame.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kathleen O'Connell



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