A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase another machine and raw materials.


Silvia Irene's story

Silvia is 45 years old, happily married, and her husband works as a driver. She has 4 children and they live in a small house. For 23 years, she has worked fixing clothing in her community. She has a good demand from her customers for the good service offered. She wants to get ahead with her family and to improve their living conditions. She needs to inject more capital to purchase another machine and raw materials to improve her service little by little.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris


This loan is special because:

It aims to reach vulnerable refugee populations in an isolated region.



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