A loan of $1,000 helped purchase ingredients.

Lilian Isabel's story

Lilian Isabel P. D. A., 50, lives with her husband and their daughter, a student, in the town of Colón, La Libertad department. Lilian has a business selling tortillas that she operates from her home. In this way, she offers her husband necessary support in meeting the household expenses and the school expenses for their daughter.

Lilian is seeking a loan to buy corn for the making of tortillas. She will also buy beans, cheese, and chicharrón [pork rinds] with the goal of expanding her business into the making of pupusas [stuffed tortillas]. In this way, she can increase earnings.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer jeff hersk

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