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Total loan: $1,000

Vilma Irene

San Gabriel, Carchi Province, Ecuador / Clothing

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A loan helped to buy: jeans, sweaters, leg warmers, blouses to sell.


Vilma Irene's story

39-year-old Vilma is a divorced woman who is raising her children ages 23, 20, 15, and 12 alone. They are studying, and are very applied and responsible.

Vilma has been selling clothes for 20 years. She began with very little merchandise that she sold door-to-door. When she had capital and with the help of a loan, she was able to lease a store to place her clothing shop.

Vilma wishes to stock up on more merchandise since Christmastime is coming and and it is a good time for selling. So, she is asking for a Kiva loan with which she will acquire: jeans, sweaters, leg warmers, blouses, and more. In this way she will be able to have a variety of clothes to offer, and be able to obtain good profitability to pay for university for her two oldest children.