Update on Maria AracelyMaría is asking for a new loan to improve her business, buying the products that she needs for her business to be in good shape. For example, she will buy oil, sweet corn, wood, and propane, which are some of the items necessary to make her tamales (a traditional dish made of cornmeal, sauce, and meat wrapped in palm leaves) for sale.
She notes that the loan she received the last time allowed her to have the most needed items to make her tamales, and her living conditions and level of comfort have improved, and she has a better opportunity to make a profit.
Comenta que el préstamo que se le financio anteriormente, le permitió tener lo más necesario para elaborar los tamales, sus condiciones, su nivel de vida han sido mejor, han tenido más oportunidad de obtener ingresos.
Previous Loan DetailsMaría has requested a new loan to invest more in her business. She plans to buy corncobs to make tamales, as well as oil, firewood and gas, which are required to make this product. Her prior loan had a positive impact, as she invested it in her tamal business and bought chickens. This increased… More from Maria Aracely's previous loan »
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