A loan helped to buy sewing supplies.


Maria Adelina's story

Maria Adelina is 55 years old, married and has four grown children. Her husband is disabled, and they live together in the city of Manta. The city is well-known for its beautiful beaches and is visited throughout the year for its unique natural beauty and many touristic attractions.

She is a woman who really likes to work so she can earn her own salary, and thus contribute to certain household expenditures. To this end, for the past 27 years, she has had a sewing workshop in her home. With the help of her sister, she makes all types of garments, though mainly sports clothing. For her, this loan will help her immensely because it will allow her to improve her quality of life.

She will use this loan to buy sewing supplies. Her dream is that her business continues growing progressively.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Isabel Moura.


This loan is special because:

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


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