A loan of $1,575 helped to buy fabric, lace, and thread.


Mariana De Las Mercedes's story

Mariana, 55, lives in suburban Guayaquil. She began this sewing business when her husband abandoned her. Mariana set up the business in her house so she could care for her children and grandchildren. She works with dedication every day.

In the future she wants to have her house and a space to show her sewing.

With the loan she will buy fabric, lace, thread, etc.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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