A loan of $500 helped to purchase flour, eggs, condiments, salsas, bread items, meat, and other ingredients.

Damiana's story

Damiana lives with Luis, and they have 2 children. One is 26 years old, and the other 24, and they no longer depend financially on them. They all work and help support the family necessities. Damiana is a very active person, and her goal is to fulfill her greatest dream, which is to own a home. Her partner managed to acquire some land through a long period of monthly payments, and she plans to gradually build a house there. She is very entrepreneurial and dedicates herself to being a street vendor selling empanadas. She also cares for a neighbor’s house, and is paid on a monthly basis for this service. She requests this loan to increase her earnings by expanding her empanadas business into carrying a greater variety of fast foods.as con más variedad de alimentos rápidos.

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