A loan of $875 helped to buy fabric, thread and tools for costumes, etc.


Zoila Maritza's story

Maritza lives in the city of Manta in the Manabí province. She is 46 years old, divorced, and has 2 children who study at a public school near her house.

She began her sewing business as a hobby when she made her daughter a costume for a school event. With the passage of time, her hobby turned into her work. She currently makes costumes and works from Monday to Friday, from 3 in the afternoon to 8 at night. With the loan, she will buy fabric, thread and tools for costumes, etc.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Deepa Ramesh



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