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A loan of $625 helped to buy sewing supplies.

Carmen's story

Carmen used her Kiva loan to buy beef, pork, cheese and raw materials like fabric, thread, lace and sewing accessories. She’s very happy because she turned over her capital a bit; she satisfied her customers thanks to her Kiva loan. Because of this, she’s sending the following message to her lenders: “I am very grateful and feel very happy because the loan was very useful for me to increase my business.”

Today, Carmen is applying for a new Kiva loan to buy fabric and supplies to make denim skirts and purses that she’ll manufacture with new designs in order to be on the cutting edge of fashion which is what her customers want to have to feel happy and distinguished.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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