A loan of $500 helped to buy materials such as yarn, threads and knitting needles.


Anonymous's story

This borrower is a member of the "Amauta" community bank which is located in Cusco district, in Cusco province and department. The borrower is 75 years old, single, and has five children. She divides her time between her daily activities and her handicrafts business. She makes embroidered items. She is also a retired teacher. She makes items from threads and yarn and sells them as an itinerant vendor. Through this small business she gets her children ahead in life. She would like to expand her handicrafts business. She is requesting this loan to buy materials such as yarn, thread and knitting needles. The borrower is happy to be receiving this loan and pledges to make her repayments on time.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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