Kiva Loan Dedication

Pio Xii Group

Food
Food
Nicaragua
Masaya
Nicaragua
$2,225
Loan
Amount

This is a group of four enterprising members. Zoila’s business is buying and selling pigs. She also butchers them and makes nacatamales [Nicaraguan style tamales], an activity she’s been in for ten years. She starts out making pork nacatamales. The meat costs her less if she butchers the pigs herself which is an opportunity for her to increase profits. She will use the loan to buy live pigs and raw materials like leaves, rice, potatoes, perishables, spices, etc. to make nacatamales. Melenciana makes and sells tortillas at home, Zenobia has a grocery store at…

This is a group of four enterprising members. Zoila’s business is buying and selling pigs. She also butchers them and makes nacatamales [Nicaraguan style tamales], an activity she’s been in for ten years. She starts out making pork nacatamales. The meat costs her less if she butchers the pigs herself which is an opportunity for her to increase profits. She will use the loan to buy live pigs and raw materials like leaves, rice, potatoes, perishables, spices, etc. to make nacatamales. Melenciana makes and sells tortillas at home, Zenobia has a grocery store at home and sells enchiladas and Ignacio sells banana leaves to make nacatamales.

To: Mrs. Hardings Class

I chose this loan because... They are wonderful fifth graders who care about helping others with their food sources such as pigs and tamales and businesses.

Dedicated
November 30, 2012
by Margo