A loan of $500 helped to purchase materials for clothes making.


Teresa's story

This partner belongs to the "Choquequirao" community bank; she lives in the Huanchac district in the province and department of Cusco. The partner is Mrs Teresa; she is 58, and a single mother of 4 children, three of whom still depend on her. She alternates her different activities with the making and selling of clothing. She buys the material herself and makes the clothing and sells it. She has sold on the San Blas hill for 20 years. She purchases the material to make her clothing. She makes bags from painted cloth, and scarves, blankets, ponchos, cloth pants, and jackets, among others. She is requesting this loan for the purchase of materials to make her clothing. She infinitely values and appreciates this loan since it will allow her to expand her business and improve her quality of life. She promises to repay it on time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper



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