A loan of $775 helped to buy a cutting machine, a cutting table, and a sewing machine which will be of help to her in the business.


Yaneth's story

Yaneth H. O. is 42 years old and lives in the Suba neighborhood in the northwest of the capital district of Bogotá, in a residential and commercial area close to the city transportation terminals. Yaneth worked for a company for two and half years unti she lost her job, and it was then that she started making clothes for a sports line. She currently does this with her neice and is waiting for a relative from Bucaramanga to join and grow their operations. At the moment she works for another company, but she dreams of working for herself and having her own line of sports clothing in the future. She is requesting her first loan from FMSD with the goal of investing it in buying a cutting machine, a cutting table, and a sewing machine which will be of help to her in the business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alison Hynd



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