A loan of $1,175 helped to buy fabric, zippers, and thread for making pet clothes.

Gabriela's story

Gabriela is 52 years old, widowed, and has five children who are independent. She has been a merchant for 25 years. Gabriela started out selling clothes, but later on she decided to make them. For the past 10 years, she has been producing pet clothes. In order to supplement her income, she also sells household appliances.

Gabriela is requesting a loan in order to buy more fabric, zippers, and thread for making pet clothes, which she will then sell wholesale or at retail price. She also makes costumes for school festivals.

Thanks to the work she has accomplished, Gabriela says that she has been able to grow her business and achieve financial stability.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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