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A loan of $1,550 helped to buy tools to found metal.

Maria Del Rosario's story

Maria is 40 years old and a single mother of three children. They study at a public school. Many years ago some friends taught her how to found metal, and three years ago she became independent.

Currently her main source of income is founding metal in order to sell it. She works with a laborer and starts her work from 6 AM until 6 PM. The type of business is a metal foundry. With the loan she wants to buy tools for her business.

Maria's dream is to have a large factory, her own house, and the health to be able to achieve it.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tamara Hellgren

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