A loan of $875 helped cloth, thread, sewing machine.

Elena Isabel's story

Elena is 48 and lives in a suburb of Guayaquil. She learned sewing on her own and now does so successfully using three machines. She lives with her husband, who works as a mechanic, and their 5 children. She works every day on her own and in the future she hopes to buy additional sewing machines, and hopes to see her children become profesionals. With this loan she will buy sewing materials.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Matthew Cassetta

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