A loan helped to buy pants, shirts, and blouses, among other items of clothing to sell.


Yudy Betzabeth's story

Yudy Betzabeth is in a common-law relationship, and from this union she has a 4-year-old son. Her husband is a taxi driver and they live in Montecristi Canton, known for its rich precolonial culture and artisan crafts. The region has been much affected by Covid-19, economically and socially.

Yuday Betzabeth is a determined woman who is seeking a means of earning her resources and, thus, helping her husband with household expenses. But now, due to the lack of work, things are more difficult, and she has begun to sell clothing. When the quarantine began, Yuday couldn't go out to work, and she began to sell in social networks only. Her sales and earnings fell, but now for several days she has been venture out anew and Yuda is achieving better sales.

The loan is for purchasing pants, shirts, and blouses, among other items of clothing to sell.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD.


This loan is special because:

It helps borrowers withstand negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.



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