A loan of $1,675 helped to buy a double chainstitcher and materials to increase her production capacity.


Marta Rosa's story

Marta is a very hardworking person. Thanks to this quality, she has been able to overcome a lot of adversity that has happened in her life. Some time ago, her husband died and she became a widow rasing her 3 children. She had to leave her job and take care of her children at home. Nonetheless, since she needed to have a source of income for the family, she decided to open a sewing workshop in her own home and continue to do the activity that she has always done. Thanks to her hard work, she has been able to overcome the problem of capital and get ahead wit hher business. Now she is able to offer work to two employees in her workshop and offer her 3 children a good quality of life. Seeking to continue growing, Marta needs a loan to buy a double chainstitcher and materials she requires to increase her production capacity.

Her dream is to have a sewing workshop with which she can offer her family a better quality of life and also continue to generate employment for the neediest people.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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