A loan of $625 helped to get a sufficient amount of thread to continue her rope-selling business.


Ernesta's story

Ernesta is an elderly widow, mother of eleven adult children, seven of them girls. Ernesta runs a unique business which in its own way, reflects her patient character: she makes and sells ropes.

Ernesta’s ropes are very famous in her community for their durability. She says the most important thing is not to focus on preparing a lot of ropes, but on making sure that they will be useful to the customers. She also says business is very profitable. She travels outsiD. her community to purchase a small truck full of thread with which she makes the ropes. People in her community use the ropes for various purposes.

She is requesting a loan to buy a large quantity of thread so that she can produce more ropes to sell during the holidays. Additional income will help Ernesta maintain a comfortable lifestyle.


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