A loan of $600 helped to purchase materials for making skirts and shawls.


Juana's story

Juana is single, but she has a son. She lives in El Alto in an adobe house that is her own. Juana makes skirts and shawls for women of Bolivia's lower class, known as Cholas. Juana could damage her vision because her work demands her to pay so much attention. Juana needs a loan to purchase materials for making skirts and shawls. She is the only source of sustenance for her son, and this is why she needs your help.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Olivia Shirley



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