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.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Erin Yamaoka


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