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Total loan: $500


San Vicente, San Vicente, El Salvador / Services

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A loan helped to buy fabric to continue making pants and dresses.

Máxima's story

Máxima is unmarried and has 3 children, 2 of them are dependents. She has a high school level education.

Máxima earns her living by offering tailoring services. She makes pants and dresses and has 15 years of experience in the trade, which she learned from her sisters. She works from Monday to Sunday from 7am to 4pm.

Máxima will use the loan to buy fabric to continue making pants and dresses.

Her goals are to increase her productivity and profits.