A loan of $1,700 helped to build a new room in her house from which she can run her workshop.


Noda's story

Noda lives in Arequipa, Peru and has a knitting workshop that she operates from her home. Currently, the workshop is operating out of her kitchen, so the space is very cramped and inconvenient to her and her family who need the kitchen as their living space. Noda believes that having a new room that can be devoted exclusively to knitting will help her workshop’s production by creating a larger and more comfortable working environment for her workers.

Noda is requesting a loan that will enable her to build a new room in her house from which she can better run her workshop. The room will be 4 x 6 meters wide and will be constructed out of drywall. It will have 2 windows to provide proper lighting for her workers. Inside the workshop, she will place the 6 knitting machines she currently owns.

Having this new room will be a big improvement for Noda’s workshop. It will provide greater space, and better lighting for her workers. She also sees the improved space as a possibility to continue growing her workshop. With more space she will eventually be able to buy more machines which will provide additional work to her community.

Noda is hardworking, enthusiastic, and has big dreams to continue growing her workshop; she really appreciates any help she is able to receive.



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