A loan of $1,000 helped to invest in the purchase of clothing and basic needs products to stock her grocery.


Tomasa's story

This member belongs to the communal bank “Huayna Picchu.” The bank is located in Cusco District, which belongs to Cusco Department. The member is Sra. Tomasa. She is 50 years old, is single and has 2 children of whom one lives independently and the younger is 19 years old. The member supports her youngest in her schooling. Sra. Tomasa has a small grocery store and also sells clothing on her own. She travels to purchase men's and women's clothing and distributes them to friends and customers. The member wants a loan at this time to invest in the purchase of clothing and basic needs products to stock her grocery. The member is grateful to those who form a part of her dream through their loans, and she promises to comply with her established re-payment plan.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marni Siegal



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