A loan of $925 helped to buy crafts at wholesale.


Valentina's story

Valentina, 47, is a member of the “Siempre Adelante” (Always Forward) communal bank located in Ollantaytambo District belonging to Urubamba Province, Cusco Department.

She is married and has three children. She alternates her daily chores with a business selling crafts in Machu Picchu. She sells backpacks, satchels, textiles. She also makes woven items that she sells independently. She supports her children with this business. She wants to expand the crafts sales and is asking for a loan to buy crafts at wholesale.

She is happy about the loan and commits to make her installment payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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