A loan of $3,050 helped to buy raw materials (fabric and thread) and an industrial sewing machine.


Basilia's story

Basilia, 22, lives in Monteagudo. She is married and has a daughter in her care. She rents the home she lives in and works from there making clothing and sportswear. Working as a seamstress is how she generates an income to support her daughter. The loan she is requesting is to buy raw materials (fabric and thread) and an industrial sewing machine to make clothing. This will allow her to increase her work load and income to cover expenses and improve her family's living conditions.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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