A loan of $300 helped to buy clothes with new designs so that she can cater to the demanding tastes of her customers.


Maria Del Carmen's story

María sells clothing so that she can generate the income she needs to fulfill all of her obligations. She started her business two years ago and learned to develop it with the help of her relatives. Her work schedule is from 7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Due to her vast experience, she has not experienced any major difficulties in continuing her work. María is married. She and her husband have two children, ages 16 and 13.

María will use the loan to buy clothes with new designs so that she can cater to the demanding tastes of her customers. She believes this will increase her business and give her the opportunity to improve her sales and earnings. Her dreams are to gain financial stability, cover her family’s basic needs, and to support her children in becoming professionals.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in El Salvador.


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