A loan of $300 helped purchase craft merchandise to sell.


Mercedes Susy's story

Mercedes is a member of the Communal Bank “San José de Urubamba”. She lives in the Province of Urubamba, Department of Cusco.

Sra. Mercedes is 25 years old, in a common law marriage, and has two children. She is originally from Yucay. Mercedes sells food by bringing lunches to different construction sites to offer to the workers. Just recently she began buying and selling handicrafts. Mercedes joined a group of artisans who decided to start a business because they wanted to be independent. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy craft merchandise.

Mercedes says she is grateful and values the loan that has been provided. Therefore, she promises to complete her payments by the established deadlines.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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