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After losing her job during the economic crisis, Laura found it difficult to find another. She took her savings and opened her own sewing shop.

“I decided to do what I do best,” said Laura.

A seamstress with over 20 years of experience, Laura had been working in other industries since arriving in the US from Argentina. But, she always kept her dream of becoming a wedding dress designer. In order to realize her dream, Laura needs money to purchase new garment conveyors and additional equipment to begin sewing wedding dresses.

Help Laura fulfill her dream of being a wedding dress designer and achieve her own financial stability!


About United States

  • $54,800
    Average annual income
  • 32
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  • $12,684,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $5,250 helped Laura to purchase new garment conveyors.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2014
May 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015