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


Elva Francisca's story

Elba is a 53 year old woman who has many aspirations to prosper with her food sales business.

The story of her business began between 5 and 6 years ago at her home in the afternoons. She also sells food on weekends in the morning. It is all she knows. She works alone and her schedule is from Tuesday to Friday 6 to 10pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 6am to 1pm. If she has difficulties and gets sick, she has the advantage of a husband that works as a messenger for a company. She has older sons as well.

Her most important dream is to expand the physical space in her house so that she can put out tables for the clients. That is why she wants she wants this loan, for her food sale business, and through this to be able to buy meat, grains, and vegetables, etc.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kathryn Luehm



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