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A loan of $450 helped to buy more clothing merchandise for her business in order to be able to have a greater variety to offer her customers.


Luz Carlota's story

Luz Carlota belongs to the “Mujeres Unidas” (United Women) Communal Bank. The bank is located in the Cusco district, Cusco province, Cusco department.

Luz Carlota, age 56, is a widow with five children. She has a business buying and selling clothes. She sells polo type shirts, blouses, jeans, sweaters, and jackets among others. She sells in an itinerant manner to her friends, neighbors, and relatives. She is a retired teacher, and she has been doing this business activity for some time. She is a very optimistic and happy person.

She is requesting the loan to buy more clothing merchandise for her business. That way she will have a greater variety to offer her customers. She is happy about the loan, and she pledges to make her payments on time.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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