A loan of $300 helped to buy supplies like leather.

Simon's story

The member belongs to the “Unión, Fuerza, Amistad” (Unity, Strength, Friendship) communal bank located in Cusco District, Cusco Province.
Simón, 65, is married and has six children. He alternates his daily activities with a crafts business; he manufactures shoes in various artisanal styles.

He’s been in business for years and does well thanks to the dedication he puts into the business every day. He has a small workshop at home where he manufactures the shoes. He works in an ambulatory fashion distributing his merchandise among his customers who request it. He’s a responsible person who supports his family this way.

He’s asking for a loan to buy materials, like leather, for his business.

He feels grateful for the granted loan and commits to make his installment payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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