A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase corn and beans.


Estela Maribel's story

Estela Maribel R. D. P. is a single mother of two children who are 10 and 12 years old. She lives in Soyapango, located in the department of San Salvador. Estela has a tortilla stand in the El Matazano market which is located in the municipality of Soyapango. She has been in this business for six years and it allows her to proviD. everything necessary to her two small children who are her priority.


With the desire to be able to proviD. her children with a better life, Estela is requesting a loan so that she can buy a new cooker to make the tortillas, as well as propane gas tanks and wholesale corn and beans. Estela wants to get ahead and this way, have a better life for herself and her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kathleen O'Connell



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