A loan helped to purchase string to make and sell artisan products. In addition, she will purchase clothing for her online business.


Silvia Vanessa's story

Silvia studied up to the ninth grade in school, is single, and lives with her parents.

Silvia makes bags, hammocks, and other artisan products. She learned the trade at a young age from her mother, but she has been working on her own for 6 years. In addition, she has recently begun to sell products online such as clothing, shoes, purses, etc.

The funds will be invested in purchasing string to make and sell artisan products. In addition, she will purchase clothing for her online business.

Silvia dreams of always supporting her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris.


This loan is special because:

It supports El Salvadorian artisans to grow their businesses.



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