A loan of $1,075 helped purchase of a 5-thread overlock sewing machine.


Dionisia's story

Miss Dionisia is 54 years old and has been married for several years. Her husband works in private construction and they have 4 children who are all grown up and independent. Miss Dionisia has been the owner of a sewing shop for 27 years. Her services are outsourced for another shop where she charges for the services requested for each garmet. She has four machines and gives work opportunities to her neighbors. She started as a sewing assistant and later bought her own machines and from there she began setting up her own shop. She is asking for a loan to buy another machine – a 5-thread overlock.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kelley Maynard



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