A loan helped to buy fabric, buttons, zippers, lace, and other sewing materials, to have sufficient raw materials to continue making clothing.


Maria Francisca's story

María is single and the mother of two children. She lives with her children and her parents. Since 2001, María has worked offering services as a tailor. She learned this skill with the support of her mother, and now it has become her main source of income.

She requests a loan to buy fabric, buttons, zippers, lace, and other sewing materials, to have sufficient raw material that will allow her to continue making clothing. The investment will help her to give good service to her clients and to generate more profits.

Her aspiration are to expand her business, to improve her living conditions, and to get ahead with her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Joann S.


This loan is special because:

It supports single mothers that are sole contributors to household income.



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