A loan of $550 helped to buy rolls of fabric, colored thread, and wool for embroidery and to keep her business going.


María Luisa's story

María is a happy person who loves helping her family by working. She has a great desire to get ahead and a positive attitude toward challenges. She lives with her husband and four children in the city of Ibarra. She embroiders blankets, towels, shirts, and centerpieces. Through her business, Maria has been able to provide for her children. She has a good client base and great sales. Now she needs a loan to buy rolls of fabric, colored thread, and wool for embroidery and to keep her business going. María dreams that her business will constantly grow and that her sales and income will increase so that she can give her children a good education and see them have good careers.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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