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A loan of $1,000 helped to buy rolls of fabric for her business.

Raquel Noemi's story

Mrs. Raquel lives with her husband and their children in their own house. She works selling fabric, remnants, fabric scraps, etc. When she purchase rolls of fabric, she embroiders them as though they depicted photographs, so that she can later sell them. Her business is located in her house. With the money that she makes and the help of her husband, she has been able to get ahead with her family. Raquel is asking for a loan that will allow her to purchase rolls of fabric so that she can later make the fragments and obtain a better income and be able to give her family better economic stability

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Daniel Lemon

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