A loan of $500 helped to purchase fabric and thread.


Emilia Del Carmen's story

Emilia lives in Puerto el Triunfo, located in the department of Usulután. She lives with her three children ages 14, 12, and 9. She has been running her own sewing workshop for 5 years, and she learned her skills at a tailoring academy.


She is requesting a loan in order to purchase fabric and thread because she needs materials to make special-order clothing for her customers.


She aspires to expand her business with more sewing machines, and she hopes to distribute her apparel.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elizabeth Casian


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