A loan of $1,125 helped to buy raw materials and supplies such as fabric, thread, zippers, bottons, and trim to make elegant clothing.


Erasmina Mercedes's story

Erasmina bought a commercial sewing machine and raw materials and supplies such as fabric, thread, zippers, and buttons with the previous loan. She was able to improve her finished products and increase her clientele. She used her profits to make improvements to her house and is very satisfied. She thanks all the Kiva lenders who helped her by financing her loan. She says that, on behalf of small entrepreneurs like herself, she hopes that they continue their support so that small businesses can grow.

Now Erasmina is applying for a new loan to buy raw materials and supplies such as fabric, thread, zippers, bottons, and trim to make more elegant clothing. She will be happy to see her clients well dressed for the most beautiful family holidays of the year, Christmas and New Year´s Day.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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