A loan of $575 helped to buy materials for craftwork like paints, fabrics, and wool.


Maria Gabriela's story

This communal bank member is Mrs. Gabriela. She is 51 years old, married, and has three children. She continues working in the university. She works from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Mrs. Gabriela, along with her daughter, also works selling handicrafts. She makes decorations, she knits, and she also makes works like paintings. By means of this work and this small business she helps her children get ahead. She wants to expand and improve the business of craftwork. She wishes for the loan in order to buy materials for craftwork like paints, fabrics, and wool. She is happy with the loan offered and she commits to fulfill the payment of dues for the established period of time.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Debra McMahon



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