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Total loan: $800
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Bessy Ruth

El Salvador
El Salvador / Sewing

A loan of $800 helped to purchase fabric for making clothing.


Bessy Ruth's story

Bessy is a very cheerful and hardworking 42-year-old. She lives with her husband and 5-year-old daughter for whom she works hard for every day. Her desire is to have a better life, it gives her the energy to work hard. Bessy is a seamstress and she makes ​​different types of clothing, which she then sells in the municipal market. She also distributes to customers who then sell the garments door to door in different areas.

Because Bessy lives in a place that's hard to get to, she wants to buy more fabric to reach customers where she can provide more variety in colors and patterns to carry out their orders. This is why she is requesting a loan through INTEGRAL, who has the ability to invest in her business, and thus improve her home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Angela Yeh



Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: November 24, 2012

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Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: November 24, 2012