A loan of $1,000 helped to buy a motorcycle to transport merchandise.


Maribel's story

Maribel is 38 years old and is an entrepreneurial and hardworking person. She has worked in the sewing guild and, as a result, she has a lot of knowledge and experience. For more than a year she has had a small family business doing third party clothing manufacturing and has generated work for two other members of her family.

Maribel dreams of acquiring a motorcycle to facilitate merchandise deliveries and pick ups. This is why she is requesting this loan from the corporation. With this loan she will buy the motorcycle as well as stocking up the small business with supplies to carry out her work (thread, cloth, elastic, etc.). This will allow her to have better production and, as a result, increase her family's income. In this way she will obtain a better quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Monica Wooters



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