A loan of $1,150 helped to purchase wool threads, fine threads, and rustic threads for the production of handcrafted textiles.

Balbina's story

Balbina is a member of the Banco Comunal Florecer [Community Bank "Florecer"]. She is 42 years old, has a live-in partner, and is a mother of 5 children. She has been a member of FINCA Perú for the past 2 years. She works making and selling handicrafts (rugs and blankets). She is grateful to the institution for the loan opportunities offered. She states that the training she receives at the Banco Comunal [Community Bank] helps her to improve her business and family life. Balbina will use the new loan she is asking for to buy wool threads, fine threads, and rustic threads to use in producing handcrafted textiles.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kate Wegmann

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