A loan helped to buy thread to make hammocks to sell.


María Elena's story

María is single and has a daughter.

María has made hammocks for many years; she learned the work from her parents. She also works in agriculture and raises small animals.

María's going to use the loan to buy thread to make hammocks to sell.

María dreams of having good earnings from her work and of improving her home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall.


This loan is special because:

It supports single mothers and other vulnerable women.



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