A loan of $425 helped to buy materials and products for the creation of platillos, or an entree served with rice and beans.

Carmen's story

Carmen is a 29 year old woman, is married and has 3 children. She has always sought ways to help her husband with the expenses and necessities that her family faces. For that she has done different jobs that allow her to obtain a little more income.
Today she sells platillos (entrees served with rice and beans) of daily food for some workers of the factory. She organized this small business with a friend. Both make contributions and divide the profits. But Carmen tell us that the business has been growing and she needs to buy more cooking equipment as well as investing a little more into the purchase of ingredients and drinks for the business in order to be able to satisfy her customers and obtain more income.

Translator profile picture

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Erin Yamaoka

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details