A loan helped to buy thread, fabrics, needles, scissors, and other supplies.


Arelis Adriana's story

Sra. Arelis is a 34-year-old single mother of a 10-year-old child who is in school. She lives at her father’s house in Manta, an enchanting city known for its exquisite cuisine, beautiful beaches, and fountain attractions.

Arelis is an industrious woman who works tirelessly to get ahead on behalf of child and to cover her household expenses. For the past seven months, she has managed a sewing workshop at her home where she makes all types of clothes. She also has a rented stall at the local market where she sells the clothes that she makes. As a result of her good work, she has many customers. This loan will be of great help since it will allow her to support her child.

The loan will be invested in the purchase of thread, fabrics, needles, scissors, and other supplies. Her dreams are to have a house of her own and to continue growing her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica.


This loan is special because:

It is accompanied by useful, real-life business training.


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