A loan of $550 helped to buy merchandise for her business.

Teodora's story

Teodora, 51, is a member of the “VIRGEN DE LA O” communal bank located in Yucay district, Urubamba province, Cusco department. She is married and has 6 children.

She is a craftsperson and sells earrings made of Alpaca and sheep’s wool woven purses. She buys the purses, that include a coin purse inside made of the same color wool as the purse, at wholesale; some have a medium size coin purse and others a small one for small change.

She needs funds to buy merchandise for the upcoming season. She needs the loan to buy merchandise for her business.

She takes this opportunity to use this forum to thank all those who participate in this dream and pledges to repay in a timely fashion.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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