A loan of $600 helped purchase ingredients in bulk & propane gas.


Bella Raquel's story

Bella Raquel M. C. is 31 years old and resides in Santa Tecla, Department of San Salvador. She lives with her husband and two children, ages 13 and 2. Bella has a tortilla shop where she in charge of making and selling tortillas, which are in high demand. She also prepares “pupusas” a well-known traditional dish that is sold throughout the country. Bella is a responsible mother who works extremely hard so that her children can get ahead.


She is requesting a loan in order to buy corn in large quantities, cheese, beans, pork, and cylinders of propane gas. This will allow her to have plenty of supplies for preparing and cooking tortillas and pupusas.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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