A loan of $400 helped to buy a plot of land to build a house.


Serapio's story

Serapio was born in the small town of Yanahuara, in the province of Urubamba, department of Cusco, and he lives where he was born. He is 35 years old and married, and has six children from this beautiful relationship. Serapio is a bricklayer and he builds houses, streets, and other things. He has had this business for several years now and it is going excellently for him, thanks to the effort he puts into his work. Serapio needs the loan to increase the amount necessary to buy a plot of land so later he can build a house. Serapio belongs to San Martín de Yanahuara Communal Bank of Asociación Arariwa in the department of Cusco.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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