A loan helped to buy corn, beans, soft cheese, pork rinds, oil, etc., to make and sell "pupusas" [stuffed tortillas].


Berta Alicia's story

Berta is in a relationship and has two daughters. Her partner works on metal structures.

Berta has sold "pupusas" for many years. She learned from her mother-in-law. She travels by bus four kilometers from her house to the business. She works from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. and her daughters are involved. Previously, she sold tortillas.

Berta needs a loan to buy corn, beans, soft cheese, pork rinds, oil, etc., to make and sell "pupusas".

She dreams of improving her house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer joann stephan.


This loan is special because:

It helps borrowers withstand negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.



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