A loan of $900 helped buy raw materials.

Marcelina's story

Marcelina M. H., 53, lives in the Apopa municipality in the San Salvador department. Marcelina lives with her daughter, a maid, and her eight year old granddaughter who goes to elementary school.

Marcelina has a business in her house where she sells pupusas (flatbread stuffed with meat, cheese, or vegetables) in the mornings. In the afternoon she sells lunches, a variety of dishes, made in her home. Marcelina’s business also offers a variety of fruits all of the time.

The loan she is asking for is to invest in raw materials to increase the production of her dishes, which will help her produce greater income.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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