A loan helped to buy rice, sugar, oil, bread, etc. to sell in her store. She will also buy corn for making tamales to sell.


Karla Isabel's story

Karla is a single mother. Her son is eight years old.

Karla sells tamales and has a store where she sells basic products. Her mother motivated her to start these businesses so that she could get ahead in life with her son.

Karla will use the loan in order to buy rice, sugar, oil, bread, etc. to sell in her store. She will also buy corn for making tamales to sell.

She dreams of having financial stability through her businesses.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Stephanie Sawyer.


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It supports single mothers and other vulnerable women.



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