A loan of $925 helped to buy food ingredients.

Maria Isabel's story

María Isabel has been a widow for several years. Her only source of income is her widow's pension which she receives the first of every month. In order to increase her income, she started selling food at the factory where her daughter works. She receives orders from the workers for items such as taquitos (small tacos), chiles rellenos (stuffed peppers), tamales, etc. In order to continue with sales she needs to buy ingredients so she can increase her earnings.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess

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