Artesania del Sol
Hello! My name is Hilda Campos. I was born in Colima, Mexico and came to the USA when I was 16 years old as a single mother with a 6-month-old daughter, searching for a better future for us both. Being young, and with a little daughter it was difficult to get a steady job.
I met a friend who encouraged and supported me to become my own boss. I love Mexican crafts and I feel proud to be able to have a crafts store.
A few days ago I learned about Kiva and the opportunity to grow my small business. I am eager to buy more handicrafts and increase the inventory I can offer in my store. Many thanks in advance!
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More about this loan
My store name is Artesania Del Sol and it has been open for over a year. About three months ago an associate of mine sold me her store. I am very excited to be able to run my own business!
I sell arts and crafts that are imported from different parts of Mexico. I sell items like decorated clay pots and various ceramic arts, wood products and latin infused clothing ware. In total we sell more than 30 different products and more are on the horizon.
What is the purpose of this loan?
This loan will allow me to purchase arts and crafts in bulk at lower prices.
Years in operation: 6 months – 1 year