A loan of $500 helped to purchase artisanal materials.


Teresa De Jesus's story

Teresa is 58 years old and she is engaged in all types of artisanal crafts such as sweets, costume jewelry, and other products. She lives with her husband, a mechanic, in a home they have rented for twenty-eight years. With the profits she obtains and her husband’s help, they manage to cover the household expenses. They also receive help from their granddaughter who sends them money each month. She is requesting this loan to purchase more materials and products to make sales and earn more profits so that she can have a better life at her husband’s side.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eleanor Francoletti-Putz



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