A loan of $375 helped buy inventory for her clothing and accessories shop.

Elena's story

Elena is one of 12 members of the village bank “Luz del Sur”, located in the Andean highlands of Cusco. Elena is 44 years old and married with three children, ages 1.5, 10, and 19. Elena owns a small stand in the market where she sells clothing and accessories. Her shop offers styles for both children and adults, as well as items such as lipstick, nail polish, belts, and shoes.

Elena has run her business for 10 years, and is requesting a loan in order to purchase more inventory for her shop. Elena hopes that her success will allow her to pay for her children’s education and to remodel her house.

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