A loan of $600 helped to purchase a new sewing machine to make clothing.


María Rosario's story

María is 22 years old, studied up to the 6th grade in school, and due to her family's lack of financial resources, did not continue her academic education. She is partnered, her partner is a farmer, she has a young child, and lives in her mother-in-law's house.

María works as a tailor, a business which she has in her house. She makes dresses, pants, and repairs clothing. In addition, she helps her partner with the agricultural tasks.

She needs a loan to purchase a new sewing machine to make clothing.

María dreams of having her own house with her partner.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris.


This loan is special because:

It enables vulnerable women to start and grow their own business.



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