A loan of $1,000 helped for clothing and shoes.

Matha Esthefania's story

Martha, 22, sells clothes to help with household expenses. She is a single mother. She and her baby live in a periurban area with unpaved streets and houses built on hillsides.

Her mother had a clothing business and decided to help her so that Martha would have her own business and be able to support her son. She now works alone selling blouses, shirts, pants, shoes, etc. When she is out selling her sister babysits her son.

She wants the loan to buy clothes and shoes. In the future she’d like to enlarge her customer base thus providing her son with a good education.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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