A loan of $1,450 helped to buy an embroidery machine.


Marcela's story

Marcela, 38, is married and has four children, ages 5, 7, 9, and 12. She has made a living knitting sweaters for several years. Her house is located in the Mariscal Santa Cruz area.

This loan is her first sequence with the institution. Marcela's going to use this loan to buy an embroidery machine. She's requesting the loan because she doesn't have enough money to buy the machine.

In time Marcela wants to open her own store to show her textiles because now she sells in the various markets in the city and the area. She's going to use the profits to improve her family's quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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