A loan helped to buy materials and supplies needed to make handcrafted earrings.


Gissela Lizbeth's story

Gissela is a young woman of 24. She lives in the San Juan de Lurigancho district and sells handmade earrings and clothing. She works about 9 hours every day and with the fruit of her labor she can pay for her studies. She is enrolled in Hotel Administration.

Gissela is grateful to the lenders at Kiva as thanks to the help they have offered she can buy the materials and supplies, like thread and stones etc. that she needs to to make her earrings. Then she can make a greater variety of earrings. She also wants to buy more clothes to offer her customers. She wants to continue struggling to achieve her big dream, which is to finish the construction of her parent's house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonardo.



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