A loan of $3,075 helped a member to buy materials for making handicrafts (clay, adhesives, brushes and paints).


Emprendamos El Futuro Group's story

These people belong to the “EMPRENDAMOS EL FUTURO” community bank which is located in Cusco district, in Cusco province and department.

Nelly is a member of this group. She is 35 years old, lives with her partner, and has one child. Her business is selling handicrafts such as clay stoves, dishes and other items. She makes her sales as an itinerant vendor in different places where handicrafts are sold. Nelly works from 8.00am to 6.00pm and this is how she provides for her child. Nelly's dream is to expand her handicrafts business. She is requesting this loan to buy materials for making handicrafts such as clay, adhesives, brushes and paints.

The other members of this group work selling purses, groceries, stationery and clothing.

Nelly is grateful to those who will take part in helping her to achieve her dream in this way. She pledges to make her loan repayments according to schedule.

In this group: Nelly, Gloria, Ambrocia, Andrea, Martin, Jacinta, Miguelina

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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