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A loan of $1,000 helped buy a sewing machine.

Carla's story

Mrs. Carla F. Montaño works making jackets, sweaters, aprons, overalls, etc. She has a young baby and works alongside her husband. This young partner has sacrificed a lot to outfit her workshop and doesn’t work with other finance institutions, only Kiva partner Emprender. In the future, they plan on growing as a small business and having more machines to attend to more clients.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laura Westin

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