A loan of $750 helped working capital.


Alma Lucia's story

Alma Lucia C. M. is 53 years old and married. She has 2 children, and has had a carpentry shop for 5 years. Alma began this business because of her family as the business was originally run by her father and it was he who taught her this business. As she needed a way of earning a living she decided to take over the business. Alma plans to continue this business and she plans to leave it to her children. The financing will be used for working capital to invest in buying materials such as wood, paint, paintbrushes, glue, sandpaper and more. Alma dreams of continuing to work with the Fundación León 2000 because it is through this organization she receives help fellow women entrepreneur organizations.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cindy Kendall



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