A loan of $375 helped to set up printing business for high volume print jobs and to purchase different types of card stock, etc.


Ferdinand's story

This member belongs to the "Pachapaccari" community bank located in Cusco district in the province and department of Cusco. His name is Ferdinand; he is 23 years old, has one child and is separated from his wife. Ferdinand runs a printing press that specializes in printing invitations for various celebrations, such as fiesta quinceañera (celebration of a girl's 15th birthday in parts of Latin America), weddings, and baptisms. Ferdinand is also a graphic designer, which helps him in his work. The printing press is his only business at the moment, and Ferdinand is happy that he is able to support himself and his son with the income from his business. He is requesting a loan to buy different types of card stock, and other materials so that he will be able to handle high volume print jobs. He is happy to have this loan opportunity and is committed to making his loan payments on time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Vivian Lu



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