A loan of $1,700 helped to buy a special sewing machine.


Luz Aide's story

Luz Aidé is a person who has had to go through many adversities in her life. However, her will to work has allowed her to continue moving forward and overcome all her difficulties. She’s a single mother, head of household to her only daughter who is five years old. She takes care of all her home’s needs because her husband died some time ago leaving her in charge of her home and her daughter. With much fortitude Luz Aidé has been working to offer her daughter a good quality of life and from her sewing shop has managed to increase sales and generate higher income. Because she’s been working very hard, she’s managed to increase the quality of her products while also increasing the number of her customers and this is whys he’s now looking for a loan to buy a special sewing machine [to finish belts] so that she can offer better products to her customers and to continue increasing her sales. In this way her daughter will have a better quality of life thanks to the increase in income and she will also be able to continue to have a good quality of life and gradually reach her dream of raising her daughter.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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