A loan of $225 helped to buy material for her embroideries.


María's story

María is a widow living with her 2 children in a house that she owns. Fro more than 25 years, she has been producing beautiful artistic embroideries for the typical costumes of her area. She works in her house, and sometimes her children help her, as this is a job that requires time and dedication. On top of this she breeds cows. she milks them everyday and then sells the milk. These activity all generate money she uses to face her family’s necessities. What she likes the most is to embroider her typical costumes: she is very creative and she know she is capable of producing man y of them, and for this reason she will keep ion engaging in this activity, aiming to constantly improving her production and her sales. This is her first credit with MFP, and she is very happy to know she can count on financial support; besides, she likes being a member of her communal bank because she knows that all the members are responsible and very caring people. She is also thankful to those people that will manage the loan she is requesting, as this will be very useful to help her make her activity grow. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy materials for her embroideries.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa


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