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Total loan: $1,000
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Juana De La Cruz


A loan of $1,000 helped buying cheese, corn, beans and pork.


Juana De La Cruz's story

Juana D. La Cruz R. D. S. is 41 years old. She is a resident of Soyapango, where she lives with her husband and her four children, who are not yet grown and are attending school. Juana has a pupusería [a business making pupusas, or filled corn tortillas] located in the house where she lives. She has run this business for 8 years, with the single aim of achieving a better life for her family. She is requesting a loan so that she can invest in her business by purchasing all of the ingredients needed to prepare pupusas, such as: pork, cheese, beans, corn and vegetables to make the curtido [a slaw-like salad] and salsa which accompany the pupusas. In this way, Juana wants to serve more customers and thus improve her sales.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Linderman



Loan details

Loan length:

26 months
Disbursed date: August 19, 2010

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Loan details

Loan length:

26 months
Disbursed date: August 19, 2010