A loan of $750 helped to purchase chess sets for her handicrafts business so she can offer her customers more products.

Mery's story

Mery belongs to the “Choquequirao” Communal Bank. She lives in Huanchac district in the province and department of Cusco.

Mery alternates her daily activities with her handicraft business. She has a stand in the village of Pisac, where she sells merchandise that includes ceramic works such as pots, ornaments, and chess sets. Her items are much in demand. Mery is very responsible and hard working, and has a strong desire to continue with her work so she can get ahead with her family.

Mery has asked for a loan to purchase merchandise for her business—specifically, chess sets—so she can offer her customers a greater selection.

Mery is very grateful for the loan that has been offered, since it will allow her to grow her business and improve her quality of life. She promises to make her payments on time and in accordance with the terms of the loan.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Chris Knutson

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