A loan of $750 helped to buy sewing materials like fabric, thread, and buttons.


Maria's story

María, age 50, is a hard-working and persevering woman who has a great desire to get ahead. She is also kind and friendly, and is able to gain esteem through her charisma. She is married to Israel, who works in transportation and is the father of her three children. María is a seamstress, a job that she learned through studying at a trade school. She also sells fish in the mornings in her neighbourhood market. She sews at home, which is where her clients go. She provides kind service. This will be her sixth loan on Kiva, so she hopes for your support in moving forward with this business. With the requested 2000 nuevos soles, she will buy sewing materials such as fabric, thread, and elastics.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper


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