Update on Blanca LidiaBlanca is 46 years old, she only studied up to first grade, she is not married and only has one dependent daughter.
She has been working making and selling tortillas for more than 10 years. She runs this business from home and that is where her customers come to buy tortillas. She also has daily orders from various eateries in town. She learned this trade from her mother who was also in this line of work. Only one of her daughters works in the business with her.
She is asking for the loan to do home improvements; and also to buy raw ingredients to make tortillas; 4 quintals of flour, 1 cartload of firewood and 20 pounds of lime.
Her dream is for the business to grow, to generate more income and thus live in a better environment.
Tiene más de 10 años de dedicarse a la elaboración y comercio de tortillas, esta actividad la ejerce en su casa de habitación es ahí donde los clientes la buscan para comprarle las tortillas como también tiene encargos diarios de diferentes comedores de la ciudad. Esta actividad la aprendió de su mamá que también se dedicaba a dicho oficio. Solo una hija se involucra al negocio con ella.
La señora solicita el financiamiento, para mejorar la vivienda pero también lo va a invertir en la compra de materia prima para la elaboración de tortillas: 4 quintales de maíz, 1 carretada de leña y
20 libras de cal.
Su sueño es que el negocio pueda crecer mas para así generar mas ganancia y vivir en un ambiente mejor.
Previous Loan DetailsBlanca is 44 years old and has three children. She has been making and selling tortillas for over 10 years. She runs this business from her home; that's where the customers come to buy the tortillas. She also has daily orders from various eateries in town. She learned this trade from her mother who… More from Blanca Lidia's previous loan »
About CrediCampoThis loan is administered by CrediCampo, a Kiva Field Partner in El Salvador. CrediCampo seeks to improve the lives of rural communities and their families in areas including health, education, basic services, and infrastructure. Through its Community Development Unit, CrediCampo provides scholarships, leadership development training, and financial education programs for families in rural areas. CrediCampo’s work is crucial in addressing the issue of poverty in El Salvador. Based on 2009 estimates, 37.8% of the population lives below the poverty line. To learn more about CrediCampo and their work, visit their partner page.
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