A loan of $1,200 helped to buy oil, tomatoes, sauces, cabbage, corn, condiments, and other ingredients.


Santos Marisol's story

Santos requests a new loan to invest in the sale of pupusas*. For this she considers it necessary to make an investment in oil, tomatoes, sauces, cabbage, corn, condiments, and other products for the preparation of the pupusas.

She says that her experience with the previous credit was to improve her business and have greater capacity for sales. With the profits she has excelled in meeting her commitments at home, making improvements in her economy.

*[A traditional Salvadoran dish made of thick, hand-made corn tortilla filled with a blend of either cheese, vegetables or meat]

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Carrie N.


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