A loan of $600 helped to buy corn, pork, soda, gatorade, and juice for the business..


Emilia De Jesus's story

Emilia runs a papusa (stuffed tortilla) shop and eatery. She lives with her husband and two children aged 13 and 15. She has worked for 10 years selling papusas and food. Her workday is from 6:00am to 5:00pm.

She is asking for a loan to buy corn, pork, soda, gatorade, and juice for the business. The purpose of obtaining the loan is to improve her income and attract more clients.

Emilia's dream is to have a stable business with a strong ability to meet customer demand and additionally to provide for her family all that is needed to develop and improve their economic standing.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jodi Nelan


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