A loan of $750 helped to buy supplies to make jewelry..


Melissa's story

Melissa belongs to the communal bank 'Choquequirao'. She lives in the district of Huanchac, in the province and department of Cusco.

Melissa is an entrepreneurial and responsible person. She works in a government office as a secretary during the day, and also continues with her other business selling hand crafted jewelry. She makes rings, earrings, bracelets and different decorations and accessories. She has requested the loan to buy supplies to make her jewelry, like wire to make earrings and bracelets.

She infinitely values and appreciates the loan she has received, which has allowed her to grow her business and improve her quality of life. She promises to make her payments on time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tricia Kell



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