A loan of $550 helped to buy machinery for weaving, tools and wool to make sweaters.

Rosa Maria's story

Rosa is a member of the “12 de Agosto” Communal Bank in the Puno district, province and department. She is 30 years old, is in a common law marriage, and has two children who financially depend on her, she has had high school education.

She has worked for eight years with the Manuela Ramos Movement, her first loan was for S/. 300.00 nuevos soles, money that she invested in her business of selling craftwork such as sweaters, which she delivers for export.

She will request a new loan for the sum of S/. 1500.00 nuevos soles, she will buy machinery for weaving, auxilliary tools and wool, she works alone.

Her dream is to be an export provider.

She likes her Communal Bank for the loan facility, the solidarity and the commitment.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catherine Dent

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