A loan of $1,400 helps to buy cheese, oil, and other ingredients.


Barbara Rosario's story

Barbara Rosario and her family live in Riochico, a parish where the people dedicate themselves to agriculture, raising birds, and their delicious gastronomy, known for its delicious, unique seasoning.

Barbara Rosario used to work selling Yanbal and Belcorp [beauty] products. Currently, she works making and selling corviches, stuffed banana empanadas with cheese and chicken. In general, she sells these in the afternoon to her customers that come to buy them. Additionally, with her husband, she works growing tomatoes; they have some land where they grow and sell them.

At first, the health crisis was very bad for her because she was not able to make sales, but now little by little, she is reactivating it in order to continue generating her income.

This loan is to buy cheese, oil, and other ingredients to prepare the empanadas. Her dream is to have a large plantation in the future, with many crops, and that her family will be very healthy.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Stanislawski.


This loan is special because:

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

Patrick Flynn, Kiva staff

Patrick Flynn
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*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.