A loan helped to buy sewing materials.


Mercedes Beatriz's story

Sra. Mercedes Beatriz is a 50-year-old single mother of five grown children. She lives at her family’s house in the city of Manta, which is known for its beautiful beaches that are frequented throughout the year. It is a city that is unequaled in its beauty and for its many tourist attractions.

Mercedes Beatriz is a woman who enjoys working hard in order to earn her own income so that she can contribute to certain household expenses. For the past 30 years, she has been managing a sewing workshop at her home where she produces all types of clothes. Her customers always visit her because she does good work. The loans have always been very helpful to her because she has been able to improve her quality of life.

This loan will be used to buy sewing materials. Her dreams include having a house of her own and seeing her business grow progressively.

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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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