A loan of $600 helped to buy corn, beans, fresh cheese, pork crackling and vegetables.


Mirian Esperanza's story

Mirian Esperanza lives with her three children, making her living selling tortillas and pupusas (thick corn tortillas stuffed with cheese, fried pork rind, chicken, or refried beans). She has been working in this business for several years and have gained a lot of experience producing and selling where she always obtains healthy profits. The business is a store located in a community where Mirian lives and is frequented by a lot of people. She has a lot of steady customers who prefer her because everything is made with the best quality goods, at accessible prices and above all, an excellent service. Mirian is an exemplary woman, she is decisive, dedicated to her work and with a lot of goals for the future. She feels very proud of what she has achieved to date and is confident that if she continues working hard she will be able to achieve greater success. In the last few weeks, demand has increase and she wants to profit from it by making a new investment and she doesn't have enough capital which is why she is seeking a loan from INTEGRAL which enables her to buy corn, beans, fresh cheese, pork crackling, vegetables and so on. Mirian Esperanza has good repayment references, she says that she will be able to repay the sum and at the same time has faith that she will give her family a better life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Severine



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