A loan of $1,100 helped to invest in the purchase of craft materials.


Clara's story

Clara is a member of the "Nueva Victoria - Chinchero" ("New Victory - Chinchero") communal bank, located in the district of Chinchero, province of Urubamba, department of Cusco.

Clara is 38 years old and lives with her partner. She has 5 children aged 18, 17, 15, 11 and 2. She works in the crafts sector. She makes beautiful textile pieces as well as alpaca sweaters. She makes ornaments and also provides her business with all types of ceramic pieces. On top of this she owns a plot of land that produces corn and potatoes.

She is requesting a loan to invest in the purchase of materials for her textile pieces, alpaca wool and ceramic pieces for her business. She sells her goods every day at the craft market. Clara is happy with the loan and is committed to repaying it in the agreed time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alba Sort



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