A loan of $975 helped to buy an overlock sewing machine.


Blanca Ligia's story

For 30 years Blanca Ligia has been sewing for other people and third parties. She is an enterprising woman who has always dreamed about having a better future. She works very hard to grow her business. In an effort to improve her service she must buy an overlock sewing machine which will facilitate the sewing process and lend greater quality to the finished product. Blanca does not have enough money to buy the machine so she is requesting a loan for the purchase, especially since she knows it will bring in more orders and new customers.

At her 57 years of age and as the mother of two children, her only goal is to have a better lifestyle, increase sales and production capacity, and eventually stabilize her difficult economic situation.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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