A loan of $575 helped to invest in sewing materials, cheese and pork.


Arcelis's story

Arcelis was helped by Kiva in her sewing and cheese selling businesses. She has many more customers because with the raw materials she bought (fabric, thread, etc.) she was able to do work she had on order and fill her customers' cheese orders, which are additional income. Arcelis tells Kiva that with its help in he activities, a lot more customers know about her business now and with the profits she is finishing her home little by little so she can live comfortably. Right now she is applying for a new loan with which she will in vest in cheese and pork. She also will not abandon her work repairing clothing and that is why she will also invest in sewing materials.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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