A loan of $500 helped to buy fabric, buttons, needles, thread, and other supplies.


Rosa Melida's story

Doña Rosa is 45 years old and lives in her own home with her family. She has a sewing workshop that she has managed for 15 years. Rosa currently works with school children, but she also sells “pupusas” (tortillas stuffed with various fillings).

Rosa is a woman who strives to sustain her household and also provide for some of her family’s necessities. She is requesting a loan in order to buy fabric, buttons, needles, thread, and other items so that she can continue sewing. This will enable her to generate more income and have a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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