A loan of $375 helped to buy more merchandise like sweaters, shawls, ponchos and many other things.


Paulina's story

Paulina, 32, has two children and lives in the city of Pisaq in Calca province, Cusco department, Perú. Paulina sells crafts in Pisaq’s main square. She’s been in this business for 8 years now and does very well thanks to the effort she puts into it. Paulina needs the loan to buy morel merchandise like sweaters, shawls, ponchos and many other things. Paulina belongs to Asociación Arariwa’s “Mosoq Ñusta” communal bank and is grateful for the opportunity provided through this means; she also commits to repay in a timely fashion.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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