A loan of $650 helped to buy fabric and thread.


Lida Maria's story

Lidia was born in Loja but lives in Guayaquil. She’s single and 33 years old. She has a minor son who attends public school. She finished her schooling and went into sewing. She currently does her work at home alone and the only problem she faces are thieves since she lives alone and is vulnerable to this type of violence. She indicates that she’s responsible and she proves it with her accomplishments. This is her third loan and she needs it to buy fabric and thread. Her future plan is to buy machines and set up a workshop to provide her son with a better future.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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