A loan of $850 helped to buy sewing supplies.

Maribel's story

Maribel works making clothes. She lives in Cartagena is married and has three children whose ages range between 26 and 30 years. The entire family contributes to household support. She learned her occupation from her grandmother and for the last 17 years has been selling sewing services to neighbors, friends and family members. She intends to use her second Kiva loan to buy fabric, thread, buttons, clasps and zippers that will make it possible for her to provide better service to continue growing in her business and with her family goals.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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