A loan helped to buy corn and firewood to make and sell tortillas.


Cleila Patricia's story

Cleila studied up to 9th grade in school, she has a partner he is a farmer. They have 3 children that are dependent on them. Cleila works making and selling tortillas. She has done this for a year and learned from her mother who also worked doing this activity. The business is located at her house and she works from 9 am to 4 pm. She needs a loan to buy corn and firewood to make and sell tortillas. Cleila dreams to have a bigger business, improve her income to give her children a better quality of life and see them become professionals.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt.


This loan is special because:

It enables vulnerable women to start and grow their own business.



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