A loan of $1,000 helped maquina de coser y telas.

Maria Timotea's story

Maria, age 56, is a hardworking woman who started her business using a severance payment she received from seamstress workshop where she used to work.

Maria works alone from 8am until 8pm in her own workshop. She has two children aged 26 and 28. She plans to use the loan to purchase a sewing machine and a supply of fabric that she needs to increase her income. In the future, she would like to open her own boutique.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Andrei Vazhnov

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