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Yolanda
Yolanda has 8 year working in the elaboration of tamales business, which sells in different parts of her community and also she comments that approximately can produce 4,000 tamales monthly. She has one kid and her husband worked as a plumber but his salary is not enough to maintain his family and by the worse he had an accident and he can work again doing what he knew, for this reason, Yolanda had the necessity to do something to live and she as a good housewife and Mexican woman, she knew the art of how to make tamales that also are delicious, so she take advantage of her ability and knowledge and started her business.


Yolanda says that her sons and her husband help her to sell her tamales, and with the pass of the time her business has been growing little by little and her work helps her to maintain and support her family with help and cooperation of all her family, for that reason she is requesting for a loan of USD $ 750 to purchase raw material and big pots because all that she has are not enough to cover her increasing demand, and she appreciated your support and collaboration.



** This text has been translated from the following original business description.



Yolanda tiene 8 años elaborando tamales los cuales los vende en repartiéndolos en diversas partes de su colonia y al mes ella puede hacer aproximadamente 4,000 tamales. Tiene un hijo y su esposo trabajaba de plomero pero con su salario no era suficiente para poder sacar adelante a su familia y luego tuvo un accidente por lo que quedo inhabilitado para trabajar, por ello, Yolanda tuvo la necesidad de hacer algo para subsistir y como buena ama de casa y mexicana, conocía el arte de hacer tamales, los que le salen muy ricos, por ello aprovecho este conocimiento para empezar su negocio de venta de tamales.


Yolanda nos cuenta que su hijo y su esposo le ayudan a vender, y con el paso del tiempo su negocio ha ido prosperando poco a poco y le ha ayudado a poder sacar adelante a su familia en cooperación de todos en el hogar, por ello esta solicitando un préstamo por USD $ 750 para comprar materia prima y vaporeras por que debido a su demanda con las que cuenta ya no son suficientes.

About Mexico

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $17,740,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Yolanda purchase raw material and big pots.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Dec 20, 2006
Listed
Dec 4, 2006
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 11, 2007