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A loan of $900 helped to buy more handicrafts to sell.


Encarnacion's story

This borrower belongs to the "COMUZONE III” communal bank. The bank is located in the district of Cusco, which belongs to the province and department of Cusco.

Her name is Encarnación, and she is 56 years old and married with 8 children. She divides her time between her daily chores and her business buying and selling handicrafts, especially alpaca sweaters. She started working independently a few years ago. She is a very cheerful person with a great desire to get ahead for the sake of her family.

She is requesting the loan to buy more merchandise, so that she can offer it to more customers and achieve better economic returns.

The borrower is happy about the loan and is committed to making her payments as scheduled.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Linderman



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