A loan of $400 helped firewood, corn, the mineral lime, and plastic bags for the production of tortillas.

Maria Hortensia's story

Maria Hortensia is 53 years old, and her business is the preparation and sale of tortillas. She has had this business for more than 23 years. She has 8 children, all of whom work independently and help support her. Maria works hard to be able to feed her children every day and take care of household expenses. She is still a strong woman, working every day. With this loan, she will buy products like firewood, corn, the mineral lime, and plastic bags. Her goal is buy a new house that she can live in with her children and leave to them as an inheritance.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Julia Kastner

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