A loan of $575 helped to invest in buying materials for making her embroidered products to order.

Maria Mercedes's story

María, 50, is married and has three children. She makes embroidered items for statues of saints and virgins to sell. She embroiders capes, pennants and flags. She works from 9am until 6pm. She wants to expand the saints’ items embroidery business and is asking for a loan to buy materials like thread, needles and fabric. She’s happy about the loan and commits to make her installment payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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