A loan of $775 helped to buy yarn and a loom.

Julia Santos's story

Julia Santos is 34 years old and is married. She has two children who are in school. She herself completed two years of primary education. She makes her living by knitting traditional fabrics. She started this business in order to improve her income and support her parents with the various household expenses. To date she has seven years of experience in this discipline. Her husband also supports her financially.

She is seeking a loan in order to buy a loom and also yarn in various colors. She wants to increase her production and create new designs. She hopes in the future to be able to have more looms and to hire additional workers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kevin Bohnert

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