A loan of $275 helped to buy a new sewing machine, thread and buttons.


Margarita Pastrana's story

Señora Margarita Pastrana M. is 34 years old and lives with her domestic partner, Señor Rigoberto Javier Flores. They have one son. They don't have their own house, but have been living where they are renting for four years. He is a construction worker and she works from her home as a seamstress for people from the neighborhood. She needs this loan to buy a new sewing machine because the one she has is almost useless. Their goal is to be able to get a house and thus have a better quality of life. That is her greatest dream in this life and she says that by working hard she is going to achieve it.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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