A loan of $875 helped to buy fabric.

Marisol's story

Maribel, thirty-eight, has been making clothing for more than ten years. She has clientele that have known her for a long time. She's married to Fredis, a self-employed builder who does construction projects. They live in a peri-urban area of Guayaquil, Ecuador called Isla Tinitaria. Their three children are in public school close to home.

Maribel makes all kinds of clothing, depending on the time of year. For example, she makes uniforms during the school year. She has a sewing studio upstairs in her house. In order to keep working she needs a loan to buy fabric and thread and to fix up her house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jill Heske

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