A loan of $1,075 helped to buy firewood, timber, sheet zinc, flour, corn, lard, margarine, baking powder, sugar and milk.


Vilma's story

Mrs. Vilma Z. is 55 years old, single and does not have dependents. She lives with two of her children’s children because they live in the United States. She has lived in the community of San Francisco for 18 years where she bakes homemade bread and makes sweets. Mrs. Vilma is a hard worker and responsible woman in all her dealings. The loan will be utilized to buy the materials needed the repair the roof of the shed where she has her oven and ingredients to bake breads. Her dream is to keep her family together since three of her children live in the United States now.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elsa Mejia Connelly



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