A loan of $800 helped to buy fabrics.


Joaquina's story

Senora Joaquina is single and she has two children who are both in school She has a sewing shop in Cuidad del Este, where she sells clothes which provide a very satisfactory profit and generate a good income. With the help of her children she is getting ahead even if it means more of a sacrifice and more dedication. Today she is a successful microentrepreneur with a good number of clients, a number which continues increasing due to her good service. She has demonstrated that she is a reponsible person and is honest in her commitments to the loans she takes out. She would like to obtain a loan to invest in purchasing of a variety of good quality fabrics for her clients in a number of garments and of different styles.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kelly McKinnon



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