A loan of $1,075 helped to buy meat, vegetables, fruit and grains.

Marcia Isabel's story

Marcia, 35, is a hardworking woman who has many aspirations for her business. Consequently, she wants to improve her food selling service. She started her food selling business with her husband several years ago.

Currently she works from 8 a.m. until 12 noon making dishes to sell to her customers. Her dishes are traditional ones such as caldo de pata (cow hooves soup), caldo de bolas (plantain dumplings soup), vegetables, rice with beans and meat, etc.

She has many aspirations to continue her business since it is helping her to improve her life style and that of her children. She wants to use the loan to buy meat, vegetables, fruit and grains in order to make her varied dishes.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney

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