A loan of $900 helped to buy supplies and a sewing machine.


Maria Catarina's story

Maria Catarina is 21 years old and single. She studied for three years at middle school. She makes a living as a cobbler, making women's footwear. She started this business thanks to the support of God. She now has two years of experience. She is applying for a loan to buy leather, shoe soles, and a sewing machine. She would like to increase her production of footwear and improve her earnings and profits in order to continue supporting her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Volz



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