A loan of $725 helped to buy leather, soles and insoles.


Zaida Del Carmen's story

Ms. Zaida E. owns a shoemaking shop and she is specialized in military and cowboy boots. She has been engaging in this activity for 33 years, and the workshop is located in her house. At the same time, and to earn some more money, she succeeded in being employed as teacher in a school called Mundo Infantil (Children’s World), where she teaches small children. She has asked CEPRODEL for a loan that she will use to buy core materials she needs to make shoes such as leather, soles and insoles, in order to live a stable life with her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa



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