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A loan of $250 helped to maintain the car by buying tires and lubricants.

Isabel's story

Isabel is 38 years old. She is married, and from this beautiful relation she has three children. She is a native of the city of Abancay but she lives in the enchanting city of Cusco. She is a homemaker and works with great conscientiousness to care for her children and her husband. Her husband is a responsible and hard-working man who offers transportation services. At this time she needs the loan to maintain the car, that is, to buy tires and lubricants.

Isabel is receiving the loan as a member of the communal bank "Manos Juntas" (Hands Together), which meets monthly in Cusco. The city of Cusco is located 3400 meters above sea level in the Andes mountain range.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry

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