A loan of $1,000 helped a member to buy ingredients like corn, pork, spices, firewood... etc. to create nacatamales, a traditional dish.


Chiltoma Group's story

The Chiltoma group is made up of three hardworking and entrepreneurial people. One of them is María Elena, who sells corn-based foods like nacatamales, tamales, yoltamal... etc. (traditional Honduran specialties made of cornmeal with spices and meats steamed in corn husks or palm leaves). This loan will be invested in ingredients, corn, pork, spices, firewood... etc.

The other members are Consuelo, who sells pork and starch and will invest in yucca, water, oil, and labor; and Veronica, who sells nacatamales, a traditional food whose principal ingredients are corn and pork.

In this group: Consuelo, María, Veronica

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elizabeth Mount



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