A loan of $475 helped to pay her daughter's university registration fees and purchase school supplies for her other children.

Clotilde's story

Clotilde is 39 years old and was born in the city of Paruro. She and her four children currently live in Cusco, which is known as the Imperial City of the Incas. Clotilde is a responsible mother who wants to move her family forward. Her job is that of an assistant seamstress. She helps a woman who makes and repairs clothing. Clotilde is very enthusiastic and willing to learn everything about the sewing business. She wants to open her own sewing workshop. Clotilde has been working in this business for three years and has done very well as a result of the effort she puts into her work.

She is taking this opportunity to request a loan for personal use. Clotilde will pay the required registration fees so that her daughter Maribel can apply to the university. She will also buy school supplies for her other children who are students.

Clotilde is a responsible person who is a member of the Communal Bank “Sumac Purisisun”, which is part of Asociación Arariwa in the city of Cusco, Peru.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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