Ms. Nieves is an artisan who makes specialized greeting cards for export. She incorporates embroidery, flower petals and multicolored wool cloth to make local designs for export overseas and has been in business for two years. It is going well for her and she has two hired helpers. She wants to establish a microcompany in order to progress and help her two daughters get ahead. One of them is in school. She is the sole income earner for the family and rents a home. In order to offer her children a better future she wants to have a well established company and hire more workers so she can sell her card art throughout the world. With the loan she plans to buy a paper cutter and card making materials. She is grateful to the insititution for the support she has received.
La señora Nieves es artesana en tarjetería de exportación, realiza trabajos de bordados, con pétalos de flores y de aguayo calado, con motivos autóctonos, para exportar al extranjero, lleva ya con esta actividad 2 años, donde le va muy bien, ella cuenta con dos ayudantes a quienes les paga por mano de obra ella quiere establecer una microempresa para progresar y sacar adelante a sus dos hijas delas cuales una esta en la escuela, ella sola mantiene a sus niñas, vive en alquiler y desea superarse salir adelante para ofrecerles un futuro mejor a sus hijas, su deseo es poder tener una empresa bien establecida y contratar mas personal a su cargo para poder mostrar el arte de sus tarjetas a todo el mundo, con el dinero del crédito comprara una guillotina para cortar papel y material de tarjetería, se encuentra agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado.
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