A loan of $800 helped purchase of fabric and buttons to make clothing.

Melany Del Carmen's story

41-year old Melany del Carmen P. is single and lives with her siblings in La Unión department. She earns her living as a baker making and selling bread; her customers are from the area around her home. She also makes clothing such as pants and shirts. The income she gets is used for household expenses so it is important to her and her standard of living that she improve her businesses.

Melany is seeking a loan to she has enough money to buy ingredients for bread, as well as fabric, thread and buttons so she can make more garments and thus earn more income.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jane A

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