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Patricia Esmeralda

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, , El Salvador / Clothing

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A loan helped to buy five dozen trousers, 10 dozen blouses, and undergarments to sell.


Patricia Esmeralda's story

Patricia is a single mother who has two daughters, ages 18 and 22. Both of her children are financial dependents and live with her. Patricia has a sister who lives abroad.

She has a clothing business that she opened approximately 22 years ago. Patricia learned this trade with help from her family. She sells her products from a shop, but she also goes out to sell in the area. Her daughters are also involved in the business. They work from 7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. The advantage that Patricia has in operating her business is her vast knowledge in how to manage it. She has several established areas where she sells her products.

Patricia is requesting a loan to strengthen her business. The money will be used to buy five dozen trousers, 10 dozen blouses, and undergarments. She will offer an inventory of clothes that includes the latest styles. Her goal with this investment is to increase her sales and generate more income to improve her family’s way of life. The risk of this investment is the high level of competition that exists in the area.

Her dreams are to grow her business, create greater demand for her products, and generate more income to provide for the welfare of her family.