A loan of $1,025 helped to buy beans, lime powder, firewood and candles.


Maria's story

María, 41, has sold tortillas (firewood, lime powder and beans) for 15 years. Her store is home-based. She needs another loan to buy beans, lime powder, firewood and candles to continue increasing sales because the Christmas season is approaching and she can invest more into making aromatic candles and with her husband’s help will be able to have a small stand in the town of San Juan Sacatepéquez’s Christmas market.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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