A loan of $775 helped to buy silver.


Ruth Elizabeth's story

Ruth, 37, is married and has two children. She lives in the city of Cusco’s Santiago district. She works as a hotel housekeeper but also manufactures silver and stoneware jewelry. Ruth needs to increase her jewelry production to fill customer orders which is why she’s asking for a loan to buy silver. She’s very grateful to KIVA for helping her develop in her activity and she commits to make her installment payments punctually. She belongs to the “Rumbo al Éxito-Santiago” communal bank in Cusco, Peru. Ruth is working hard to provide a better future for her children who are school age and this is quite a struggle for her.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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