A loan of $950 helped buy fabric, thread, buttons, and zippers.


Mario's story

Mario is 66, married, and has two daughters.

Thanks to a small amount of money that he saved over several years, he has had a sewing shop for over 15 years. He previously made leather purses.

He wants to buy the fabric wholesale. That way he gets it cheaper, and he has a good margin of earnings. Also, he wants to get sewing accessories. That is why he requested the loan.

Mario is a very active person with a jovial spirit. He has a pleasant personality, and he is always surrounded by lots of people. He says that he wants to improve his business because it is his source of income.

He puts forth maximum effort to improve his home without taking money out of the business. He is a person who needs economic and moral support.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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