A loan of $1,200 helped to buy iron construction materials.

Sonnia Emilia's story

Sonnia is 64 years old and a hard worker. She began her door-to-door clothing sales business 16 years ago. Over time she has been able to join the trade association which is located in the beach area shopping center where she sets up her business.

She currently works Thursday through Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and sells clothing to cover household expenses. She plans to use the loan to buy iron construction materials to build her own house and have a quieter lifestyle.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess

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