A loan of $900 helped purchase of ingredients for cooking tamales (food).

María Celia's story

María Celia R. lives in the Colon municipality in the La Libertad department. María is 43 years old, is single, and lives just with her mother. María has been working in her business for twenty years, which is the sale of tamales (a regional food). This business is a family tradition – previously her mother ran it, but now it is María who makes her living from making the tamales. She is seeking a loan to buy her business's ingredients, such as corn, chicken, etc.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Julia Kastner

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