A loan of $1,000 helped to buy materilas to produce handicrafts.


Susana Salome's story

Susana is 21 years old, she lives in the Usulután department with her husband and her little son aged 2. She has been engaging in making handicrafts for 3 years: she started this activity of her own volition in a constant attempt to find a way to help facing her family’s expenses. She works form 8 am to 5 pm making necklaces, bracelets and many other products, according to the requests she receives. Susana is asking for a loan to invest in her activity, as she needs to buy materials to create handicrafts. She will use to this loans to better supply her stock and so be able to count on the necessary resources to face her requests; this will also make her business grow by consolidating her income and increasing the number of her customers. Her main goals are to own a big shop with better conditions, to be able to proviD. for her son through his growing up years and to change her family’s quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa


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