A loan of $800 helped to buy a double-needle sewing machine.


Luz Magnolia's story

Luz, 50, is a woman who is motivated by the desire to see her 19 year-old son become an accomplished professional.

Ever since she was young, Luz Magnolia has been a dressmaker, a trade she learned thanks to her family. She now works independently from her home, and with this activity she generates income to support the household. In order to improve her productivity and income, she is requesting a loan to buy a double-needle sewing machine. She wants to become well-known in her neighborhood so that demand for her business will increase, and she can offer her family a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar



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