A loan of $1,000 helped to buy materials such as wood and paint to make chess sets.


Veronica's story

This member belongs to the “NUEVA ALTERNATIVA” communal bank. The bank is located in Cusco district, part of Cusco province and department. This member is Sra. Veronica, who is 24 years old. She lives with her partner and has one son. She alternates her daily activities between the business of selling handicrafts and making them, such as making wooden chess sets. She does this work together with her husband and then carries these kinds of crafts to places like Bolivia and Argentina to sell. Her workshop is in Pisac district where she also sells craftwork. Sra. Veronica wants to expand her craft store business. She is requesting a loan to buy materials such as wood and paint to make the chess sets. Sra. Veronica is happy about the loan and is committed to making her loan payments on time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney



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