A loan of $500 helped to buy corn and lime powder to make tortillas to sell.


Sonia Cecibel Del Carmen's story

Sonia’s a very hardworking person who is completely focused on her family’s wellbeing. She lives with her mother and three younger siblings who are students. Sonia has been selling tortillas for two years. She makes tortillas every day at midday to provide sustenance for her home which is completely dependent on her. The business is located at home which is beneficial because she can watch her children always. Sonia’s asking for a loan to buy corn at wholesale so she can get it at lower prices and she will also buy lime powder for the corn. With this, Sonia will have the opportunity of improving her profits and giving her children a better life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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