A loan of $350 helped to buy wood, paint, and nails.


Manuel's story

Manuel is a 43-year-old carpenter who has four children with his partner. His eldest child is 20 years old and the youngest just one month old. Manuel has been producing furniture for about five years. He is requesting a loan to buy materials such as wood, paint, and nails. Right now, his business is quite small; he produces four pieces per week. He hopes that continued investment will allow him to increase the pace of production and expand his clientele.

Manuel is receiving an individual loan as a member of the village bank "Vallecito" in Cusco, which is located close to the Incan ruins of Macchu Picchu in the Andean mountains. The bank is in its 17th cycle with Asociación Arariwa.



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