A loan of $900 helped la socia solicita el préstamo para comprar mercadería para realizar los trabajos de bisutería.

Yadira's story

This member belongs to the MACHUPICCHU community bank in the Peruvian "departamento" of Cusco.

Sra. Yadira, 40, is the single mother of 1 son. She is, by profession, a teacher, with a specialty in arts teaching. She creates art pieces--jewelry, for example--by hand, work that she's been doing for 18 years. She has created beautiful works of various motifs, colors and materials. Sra. Yadira is applying for a loan to support her business. She will use the loan to buy supplies to make the jewelry pieces that she sells.

Sra. Yadira is grateful that this important means of borrowing is available to her and others and she is committed to repaying the loan in the agreed-upon time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jere Wiseman

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