A loan of $825 helped to purchase underwear, fabric, buttons and needles.


Rosa Cristina's story

Rosa Cristina T. D. Q. is 57 years old. She resides in the town of Santa Tecla, loacted in the departament of La Libertad. She lives with her husband who works for a private company and who also works as a tailor in his free time. In this way, he helps Rosa with work in her business. She also lives with her only son, who is a minor and a student. Rosa has a cutting an tailoring workshop where she makes and sells robes and pajamas for children, ponchos for adults, and clothing for men and women. She also buys and sells underwear. She sells these, visiting different offices where she offers them to employees who even order ahead of time. This is very good for Rose, since she makes several articles of clothing which are guaranteed sales. She also sells her products from her home to friends and neighbors. Rosa is asking for a loan with which she can buy underwear, fabric, thread, buttons and other elements which are necessary to make the clothing she sells. This allows her to have more sales and in this way improve her business and the stability of her home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



Loan details

Loan length:

26 months
Disbursed date: May 17, 2010

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Loan details

Loan length:

26 months
Disbursed date: May 17, 2010