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Total loan: $750

Teresa

, , El Salvador / Food

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A loan helped to buy corn, vegetables, banana leafs, and other raw materials to prepare tamales to sell.


Teresa's story

Teresa lives only with her husband. She has two children, but they are abroad and help her a little financially. Teresa, together with her husband, started tamale sales 20 years ago. She learned this line of work with the help of her mother. She works Mondays through Saturdays on a schedule of 8:00 a.m until 4:00 p.m.

She is requesting a loan in order to have working capital to buy corn, vegetables, banana leafs, and other raw materials to prepare tamales to sell. The investment will help her keep her business in the market. The greatest risk is the competition around her.

Her dream is to manage to have a bigger business that will allow her to export her product, in this case tamales, to other countries.