A loan of $150 helped pay debts related to her father's death.


Estilista's story

Estelista is a member of the Communal Bank “Sonrisa.” She is married, 40 years old, and has 3 children. Estelista has a seamstress shop in a rented space in the city’s center where she makes clothing. Estelista says that with the help of a permanent employee and depending on some opportunities she will hire more people. Estelista needs a loan of 400 soles to pay debts related to the death of her father. She dreams of expanding her business, have more assistants, greater income, and provide the best for her children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cindy Kendall



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