A loan of $600 helped to purchase materials for making metal baskets.

Susi Marisol's story

Sra. Susi is a 34-year-old woman who does not live with her husband. She has four children and spends a great deal of time taking care of them alone. With great effort, she is able to provide an education for all of them. At the moment, Bertha earns her living by making baskets out of wire. Through her efforts, she is able to support her entire family. Susi does not own a home and lives in a rental property. Despite her obligations, she continues to strive to support her children.

Susi decided to apply for a loan and now it has become a reality. She will be able to expand her business activity just in time for the upcoming fair. Two years ago, her youngest child came down with an illness that lasted almost six months. During this time, she was not able to be productive and her work suffered while her child was in recovery. Today her child is healthy.

Susi has many ideas and the drive to continue being successful in life. She is a role model for her family and the rest of society.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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