A loan of $1,100 helped to buy more merchandise, such as shoe polishes, brushes, buttons, shoelaces, and many other things.


Celia's story

Ceila is 38 years old and she lives in the city of Cusco. She is a single mother with one son. Celia is a hardworking woman who sells decorative fringe and lace and also makes costume jewelry. she needs a loan to buy more merchandise, such as shoe polishes, brushes, buttons, shoelaces, and many other things. Celia belongs to the “Caminemos Juntas” communal bank of the UMF Asociación Arariwa in Cusco, Perú. The communal bank is made up of enterprising and hardworking people who are looking for every opportunity to help their children get ahead.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Day



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