A loan of $2,025 helped a member to buy materials including wires and thread.

Santa Rita De Casia Group's story

María belongs to the Santa Rita de Casia communal bank, which is located in the district of Cusco, in the province of Cusco and the department of Cusco. She is 45 years old and is widowed with five children. María alternates her daily activities between her artisan business which she has had for years thanks to the hard work that she invests each day, and the production of jewelry including earrings, necklaces, rings and other items that that her customers request. María is responsable and persevering, as this has been the way she can get her family ahead.

María is requesting this loan to buy materials including wires and thread. She is grateful for the loan offered and is committed to fulfilling the established payment schedule. The rest of the members work either in artisan crafts or in state-run businesses.

In this group: Nancy, Gregoria, Fidelia, Maria, Lucia*, Fernando, Paulino, Yeison, Anais
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gina Cappuccitti

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