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Nancy comes from a humble, but hard-working family. Since forming her own home, she works various jobs in order to prevent her beloved children from suffering hardships. In reality, she works with her husband as housekeeping for an important and well-known hotel in Juliaca, allowing them to provide peace of mind and well-being to their family.

Additionally, in her free time Nancy, with ability and creativity, designs and makes beautiful chains, necklaces, and bracelets for women and children by hand, that are sold in the Juliaca markets. Nancy would like to purchase raw materials to continue working on her beautiful art. That is why she is requesting this loan that she promises to return quickly.

Translated from Spanish to English by Laura Jung, Kiva Volunteer

Nancy proviene de una familia humilde pero muy trabajadora, desde que formó su hogar se dedicó a diferentes oficios para mantener sin privaciones económicas a sus queridos hijos. Actualmente, junto a su esposo viene trabajando como personal de limpieza de un importante y reconocido hotel de la ciudad de Juliaca, con este trabajo puede ofrecer tranquilidad y bienestar a su familia. Adicionalmente ha esta labor, en sus horas libres con mucha creatividad y habilidad elabora artesanalmente hermosas cadenas, collares y pulseras para damas y niñas que son vendidos al por mayor a los comerciantes de dicha ciudad.Nancy tiene pensado adquirir materia prima para seguir dedicándose a su bello arte, para ello es que solicita este préstamo que promete devolver puntualmente.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 104
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,923,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Nancy to acquire raw materials for design of handmade jewelry and keep up with client orders.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2008
Jul 15, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009