A loan of $200 helped to purchase construction materials such as cement, bricks and plaster to build her house.


Elizabeth's story

The member belongs to “El Diamante de Urubamba” community bank. The bank is located in the Urubamba district of the Urubamba province, within the department of Cusco. The member is Señora Elizabeth. She is 28 years old, is married and has 2 children. The member alternates her daily activities with her business of raising small livestock like chickens, guinea pigs and pigs. She then sells them to different places like the markets in the city of Cusco. Through this business she is able to help her children get ahead. The member wants to expand her house and finish the construction on it. She is requesting a loan to buy construction materials such as cement, bricks and plaster to build her house. The member is happy about the loan and she is committed to making the payments.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Monica Wooters



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