A loan of $1,600 helped to buy thread, fabric, and an embroidery sewing machine, etc.


Melba Celinda's story

Melba lives in the south of Guayaquil in an area called Guasmo.

She started her sewing business 20 years ago when she took a course, which she loved. Later she managed to buy a sewing machine. This is now her work, and she has a sewing machine at her house. She uses it to make shirts and pants in her workshop, which she got through great effort.

She wants to use the loan to buy things like thread, fabric, and an embroidery sewing machine, etc. Her dream is to manage to open a sewing shop.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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