A loan helped to buy corn and firewood for her tortilla business.


Gertrudris's story

Gertrudis is 51 years old and in a relationship. Her partner is a fisherman and farmer.

Gertrudis prepares and sells tortillas. Her parents were in this trade, which is how she learned this skill. She previously sold clam ceviche.

Gertrudis needs a loan to buy corn and firewood for producing and selling tortillas. She dreams of continuing her work so that she can enjoy a better quality of life with her family. In addition, she wants to buy an industrial cooktop for her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica.


This loan is special because:

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



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