A loan helped to purchase potatoes, oil, yucca, and other materials to make and sell traditional food.


Norma Esmeralda's story

Norma is married, her spouse is a surveyor and she has four children who depend on her.

Norma works making and selling traditional food and learned it on her own. Her work schedule is from 12:00 noon to 5:00 in the afternoon.

She needs the loan to purchase potatoes, oil, yucca, and other materials to make and sell traditional food.

Norma dreams of improving her house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris.


This loan is special because:

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



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