A loan of $800 helped buy ham, eggs, beans, cheese, butter, chicken, tortillas, beef, rice, lard, oil, spices, potatoes, cassava, cabbages, lemons, and cornmeal.

Lesbia Damaris's story

Lesbia Damaris lives in the Barrio Abajo neighborhood of Nacaome. She is married to Enrique, who lives in the United States at the moment, and they have three children.
Lesbia has sold food from the dining room of her home for about a year and a half. She sells breakfast and lunch; tacos, pupusas, sandwiches, soft drinks, water, and coffee. Her main customers are people who go to the market in Nacaome.
Lesbia will use the loan to buy ingredients to make her delicious foods. She will use the earnings to support her children.
Her main dream is to build a better house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Molly Jones

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