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Marcelina

Gotera, Morazán Department, El Salvador / Food

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A loan helped to buy fruits such as bananas, apples, watermelons, papayas, and other produce to sell, as well as concentrated feed for her chickens.


Marcelina's story

Marcelina is 72 years old, single, and has children who are independent.

She sells bread and tamales. In addition, she raises pigs and chickens to sell, and also sells seasonal fruits.

Marcelina needs a loan to buy fruits such as bananas, apples, watermelons, papayas, and other produce to sell. She will also buy concentrated feed for her chickens.

Marcelina dreams of making improvements to her home and seeing her grandchildren become professionals.