A loan of $250 helped to buy maize and firewood.

Perfecta's story

Perfecta, 57, is a woman living in San Francisco Gotera, Morazán department. She sells fast food like tamales, fried plantain, coffee and milk. She’s a single mother and lives with her four children and one grandchild. He owns her house and some of her children are already independent.

She has been in sales for over 10 years. She has a locale in front of the bus terminal and her hours of operation are from 5am until 3pm. The business started on her own initiative and she is currently requesting funds to buy firewood, maize and other ingredients for her business. This purchase will help her make a good investment and expand her business; she will also have the opportunity for higher profits.

Her main dream is to stay in business and to be a good client so that she can have access to subsequent loans that will help her grow and improve her economic situation.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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