A loan of $650 helped to buy fabric, buttons, thread, and other raw materials to make clothes.

Ana Maria's story

Ana María, age 57, is a seamstress by profession. She has been in this profession for over 20 years. She lives with her two children, who work and pay for their personal expenses. They also give Ana a little help with the household expenses.

She works in her seamstress shop making clothes for boys, girls, and adults. She is a very responsible person who always delivers her orders on time. Therefore, she has no customer complaints, and the customers prefer her.

Ana is requesting a loan from Integral. With the loan she will be able to buy different colors and designs of fabrics, buttons, thread, and all the raw material needed to make the clothing that her customers order. With this Ana will be able to have a business that is more stable and equipped. Then her income will be stable.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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