A loan of $1,275 helped to buy fabrics, threads, elastics, and drinks among others.


Carmen's story

Carmen is 59 years old. She is a widow and has 4 adult children. She managed to raise them with a lot of effort because she had to struggle alone.
She started working as a seamstress since she was very young. After a lot of effort, and after being dedicated to her deceased husband, she was able to buy a sewing machine to make her own clothes and sell them. This job helped her get better profits. Currently, she has a good clientele in the neighborhood where she lives at, and the business is going very well.

She is requesting this loan to be able to invest in the purchase of fabrics, threads, elastics, and drinks among others. She wants to be able to keep working making up clothes to improve her income.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer anonymized.



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