A loan of $300 helped to purchase merchandise like sweaters, scarves, gloves, hats, and some silver jewelry like earings and necklaces.


Felicitas Hermelinda's story

The group member is Felicitas. She continues with her economic activity of handmade crafts, principally selling woven elements and jewelry. She sells them in a stall in the crafts market in her city. Felicitas at this time is asking for a loan in order to capitalize her work and to purchase merchandise like sweaters, scarves, gloves, hats, and some silver jewelry like earings and necklaces. Felicitas is very grateful for KIVA's help, which allows her to strengthen her economic activity and to offer a better quality of life for her family and to maintain herself. She belongs to the communal bank "El Templo del Inca" or "The Incan's Temple" in the city of Cusco, Perú.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Debra McMahon



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