A loan of $1,125 helped to buy a sewing machine and supplies.

Maria Rosalba's story

María has worked for 20 years in tailoring, with which she generates the income she needs in her household to support her two children. Thanks to the good quality of her products, now she can have good customers who always guarantee work for her. This has allowed her to have the economic stability that improves her household considerably.

Looking to improve her income, María wants a loan to buy a sewing machine and the supplies she needs to offer her customers more work and to increase her production capacity.

Her dreams are to be able to get ahead in this business and for her children to have a better quality of life. She also wants to get her own house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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