A loan helped to buy a sewing machine for footwear.


Ruth Cecilia's story

Ruth, 64, is much loved in her community. Forty years ago she looked for financial independence and set up her own business making garments for third parties in the municipality of Medellín.

She wants a loan to buy a more efficient sewing machine for footwear that will increase the capacity of her shop.

She is realizing her dream of waking up every day with the energy and satisfaction of serving her customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall.


This loan is special because:

It comes with a very innovative business-training package.



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