A loan of $1,000 helped to buy fruit and vegetables for retail sales.


Santos Brígida's story

Santos Brígida F. is 52 years old and lives with her two children who work alongside her in a fast-food restaurant. They live in Mejicanos in the department of San Salvador.

Santos also earns an income selling fruit and vegetables and the typical dishes she makes, including corn cakes. Being a single mother, she works every day to provide for her children. Santos plans to use the loan to buy more products for her business, such as vegetables, fruit and ingredients for her baked products. She is hoping to improve her earnings in this manner.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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