A loan of $375 helped to purchase materials to make sombreros.


Marleny's story

Marleny lives together with her husband and 2 children. One of them is in first grade and the other one is a baby. Marleny, together with her husband, makes sombreros. They sell their product to different stores. She has some hired help to carry out the manufacturing depending on the demand. Marleny also sells the sombreros at different fairs to supplement her sales.

Marleny is a member of the community bank named Dignity. She requests a loan in the amount of 1000 soles to purchase materials.

Marleny dreams of opening her own sombrero store and she dreams of having her own house. Currently they live with her parents.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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