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


María Juana's story

María is married. Her husband is a farmer and she has six children who are already independent.

María makes and sells tortillas. The business is located in her home and she works from 6:00 until 11:00 in the morning. She previously sold bread, tamales, and pork.

She needs the loan to buy corn, firewood, and a stove to make and sell tortillas.

María dreams of making improvements to her home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand.


This loan is special because:

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



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