A loan of $600 helped to purchase materials such as wholesale fabric for her business.


Celia's story

The member, Celia, belongs to the “Renovacion” Communal Bank and lives in the Huanchac district in Cusco province, Cusco department. Celia continues with her business as a seamstress and “piñateria” (piñata* maker). She has been in this business for years and it is going well thanks to the hard work she puts into to it every day. She makes shirts, blouses, bags, dresses and other items per customers’ requests. She still belongs to an evangelical organization because it makes her feel happy. She is a responsible person who gets her family ahead by means of her business. Celia is requesting the loan to purchase materials such as wholesale fabric for her business. She is grateful for the loan and is committed to making her payments on time.

*a decorated figure of an animal containing toys and candy that is suspended from a height and broken open by blindfolded children as part of a celebration. (Source: the Oxford Dictionary)

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eleanor Francoletti-Putz



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