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Cesarea is from Mexico. She has 2 children. She needs a loan of $475 to buy cloth, lace, thread, needles, underwear, pants, shirts, skirts, socks, blouses and t-shirts.
Cesarea sews crafts and clothes. Every afternoon, she works knitting bathroom carpets, napkins, and blankets and sewing clothing. She then sells her handiwork to her friends and neighbors. She needs a loan from World Vision to buy cloth, lace, thread, needles, underwear, pants, shirts, skirts, socks, blouses, and t-shirts to sell.
Cesarea was educated through high school. Her husband, Faustino, works as a taxi driver, but he needs the extra income that Cesarea provides in order to take care of the family. They have two children in school; Carlos is thirteen, and Michell is seven. She hopes that her business will make enough profit to provide a better quality of life for her children.
In areas where the poor live alongside the more affluent, businesses in the service sector can be very successful. Services include flower cultivation, tailoring/sewing, transportation, repair work, beauty salons and barber shops, and restaurants. Loans are needed to begin, expand, or sustain business with tools and supplies. Loans given to entrepreneurs in the service sector account for around 7% of our loans.
The community of Vincente Camalote is located in the state of Oaxaca, about two hours from the city of Tierra Blanca. The climate is warm and the landscape is lush and green. Many residents participate in agriculture, primarily harvesting sugar cane. Other economic activities include commerce and fishing.
World Vision is working to improve the health of families in Vincente Camalote by providing housing materials for the improvement of living spaces; restoring water tanks for access to clean water; and supporting medical treatment and HIV- and AIDS-awareness campaigns. We are also supporting education by training teachers and tutors and providing spiritual-formation workshops for teens.
Thank you for supporting a small business loan for Cesarea Soreano cervantes to expand her services and tailoring/sewing business where she sews crafts and clothes.
After receiving the loan from World Vision, she invested the $475 to buy cloth, lace, thread, needles, underwear, pants, shirts, skirts, socks, blouses and t-shirts. Cesarea has been repaying her loan on time with her new profits. She makes weekly payments of $23.
In addition to repaying her loan, Cesarea is using her additional income to buy supplies in bulk and expand the current business. Cesarea's 2 children continue to study in school.
Thank you for supporting Cesarea and World Vision Micro!
Thank you for supporting the small loan for Cesarea Soreano Cervantes to improve her clothes and crafts sewing business. She invested her loan of $475 to buy clothing inventory and sewing supplies.
Cesarea has now repaid her loan in full. In addition to repaying her loan, Cesarea has used her additional income to buy supplies in bulk and expand her current business.
Cesarea's 2 children continue to study in school.
The loan Cesarea received helped her business expand and the profits she is earning is creating lasting improvements in her life. In the future Cesarea hopes to send children to school, repair or expand their home and expand her current business.
Thank you for your support of Cesarea and World Vision Micro. These funds are now being recycled to support another eager entrepreneur in the same community.