A loan of $375 helped to buy materials such as wire, thread, and sequins for making earrings, necklaces, and bracelets.


Renee Bernard's story

Renee Bernard belongs to the "Patron Santiago de Santiago" communal bank. The members live in Cusco district, which is part of Cusco province and department. She is 51, married, and has three children. She alternates her daily activities with her business of selling costume jewellery. She does work such as earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. She works independently, taking her jewellery to stores that sell crafts. Her dream is to have a store where she can sell jewellery. She is applying for the loan in order to buy materials such as wire, thread, and sequins, for making earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. She is happy to receive the loan and committed to making her instalment payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie



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