A loan of $925 helped to buy items and fabrics for costumes, and to fix her outfits for children's parties.

Patricia's story

Patricia is 30. She is a very happy and enterprising woman. She is happily married and has her own home where she lives with her husband and their three young children. She wants to give her children a better quality of life. Patricia's job consists of providing entertainment for children's parties and other events. She has her own business where she sells various items for parties, from piñatas to costumes, and provides services preparing buffets. She has been selling these items for almost a year, but she has worked in party entertainment all her life. What she likes about her work is being able to control her schedule, and the fact that she has partnered with two friends and they help each other. She wants her business to grow more. Now her priority is to expand her location, in order to stock it with more items and materials for making costumes. She wants to fix the shoes that she uses for parties.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper

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