A loan helped to purchase wool to make and sell scarves.


Silvia Victoria's story

Silvia studied up to the 6th grade in school, is partnered, and her partner works as a driver. She has 2 children who live with her but work and are independent.

Silvia makes scarves and learned it from her mother and sisters. In addition, she makes petates [woven mats] and sells these products in her community.

Silvia will use the loan to purchase wool to make and sell scarves.

Silvia dreams of expanding her house and leaving her children a decent place to live.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris.


This loan is special because:

It supports El Salvadorian artisans to grow their businesses.



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