A loan of $300 helped to buy materials for making handicrafts, such as wool, looms, and dyes, and also to buy crafts at wholesale.


Rigia's story

Regia, 31, is married and has two children. She continues to sell crafts. She has a workshop where she does weaving, such as mantas (traditional hand-woven shawls), and other woven articles. She sells in the Handicrafts Center of Chinchero district. By means of this business, she is raising her children.

She wants to expand and improve her handicrafts business. She is applying for the loan to buy materials for making handicrafts, such as wool, looms, and dyes, and also to buy handicrafts at wholesale. She is happy about the loan and is committed to making her instalment payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie



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