A loan of $300 helped to buy pigs, corn and firewood.

Maira Estela's story

Maira lives with her husband and three children who are 21, 19 and 17 years of age. She butchers pigs and cattle as well as sells tortillas. The business arose through her mother who started the business 15 years ago. She learned it as an alternative way to earn family income.

She’s asking for a loan to buy pigs to raise and also to buy corn and firewood to make tortillas. This loan will cover Maira’s business needs and will also give her the resources and materials needed to be able to stay in business and continue generating daily sustenance for her family.

She aims at improving her business’ condition and through this loan to make a good investment that will lead to better stability.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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