A loan of $250 helped to purchase corn for the local snacks she makes and sells, as well as various fruit to offer her customers.

María Elisa's story

In the area of Leon, specifically in the Terminal Market, Maria Elisa L. works selling local snacks known as guirilas and elotes (roasted corn and tortillas). Maria runs her small stand in the market from 4 in the morning until evening. It's important to highlight that she has managed to grow her business with a lot of hard work. She is requesting this loan so that she can buy the corn she needs to make the snacks. She would also like to purchase fruit, such as apples, grapes and bananas to sell from her stand as well.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emily Charnes

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