A loan of $550 helped buy materials for crafts business.


Lorenza's story

This member belongs to the Virgen de la O community bank in the Peruvian "departamento" of Cusco.

The member's name is Sra. Lorenza. She is 39 years old and the single mother of 4 children. She operates a business making and selling traditional crafts. She learned the business from her grandparents who taught her how to make beautiful textiles, woven-wool blankets and even woven bags with canvas covers that can be used as carry-alls. Sra. Lornenza needs the loan to buy materials for making her products.

Sra. Lorenza is grateful to all those who have made this loan possible and she is committed to repaying it in the agreed-upon time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jere Wiseman



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