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Maria Del Carmen

El Salvador
El Transito, San Miguel, El Salvador / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $300 helped purchase corn, chicken, beans, leaves, and condiments.


Maria Del Carmen's story

María resides in El Transito, Department of San Miguel. She is 28 years old, a single mother, and has a 6 year old daughter. María sells chicken tamales with beans. She started this business because she is a single mother. Her sales are conducted every day from 4pm to 7pm at the municipal market of El Transito. This business helps cover the household needs.

She is requesting a loan to buy necessary supplies for preparing tamales such as corn, chicken, beans, leaves, and condiments. This loan will help increase her sales and her production of tamales. With this investment, she hopes to have more income to cover her living expenses.

María hopes to maintain her business in the long term and continue generating income so that her daughter can get ahead and grow up healthy.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: December 10, 2010

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: December 10, 2010