A loan of $200 helped to buy sweaters, trousers, shirts and other clothing items.

Marcelina's story

Marcelina is 52, and has five children. She lives in the city of Cusco, Peru. Marcelina sells clothing.

Marcelina tells us that she travels to the town of Anta on Sundays to sell clothing. She has had the business for ten years, and it's going very well. On this occasion she needs the loan to buy merchandise, such as sweaters, pants, shirts, and other clothing articles.

Marcelina belongs to the "Unión, Fuerza y Amistad" communal bank, under the Asociación Arariwa institution. She is thankful for the opportunity she has been given, and promises to make her scheduled payments on time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie

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