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A loan of $650 helped to buy a cover stitch machine.

Sandra Patricia's story

At 34 years of age, Sra. Sandra Patricia has been manufacturing shirts and undergarments for the past year. She has a small workshop set up in the living room of her house where she works Monday through Saturday. Thanks to this business, Sandra Patricia is able to provide for the daily needs of her husband and two children.

In an effort to improve her sales, Sandra needs a loan to buy a cover stitch machine so that she can improve the quality of her products and manufacture new types of garments. Her dream is to expand her sewing workshop so that she can provide more jobs for female heads of household in her community.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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