A loan of $775 helped to buy firewood and corn to make tortillas.

Candelaria's story

Candelaria makes and sells tortillas in her home located in a colony of the town Vista Hermosa, she also sells bread in the mornings and afternoons.

She started selling 8 years ago with the help of her older sister, who gave her the money to be able to buy corn, firewood and a hotplate, and her business was born, she started to sell bread two years ago.

She has two young children who study in the town school and she wishes to succeed.

She is asking for this loan to buy more firewood and corn to store in her home. She aims to be able to have her own store for her sales and to help her household financially.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sara Godwin

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