A loan of $700 helped to purchase kitchen supplies to make tortillas.


Maria's story

Maria, 40, lives with her husband and 5 children. She has worked very hard in order to support them. Maria is a very hardworking woman who has struggled a lot to provide her children with everything they need. For many years, she has been working making tortillas. She works from her home, which is very beneficial for her. Tortillas are a food the the Salvadorans consume daily, and for this reason her business is very profitable. She is able to generate very good earnings from the business.

Maria is requesting a loan to buy a large quantity of cornflour to make more tortillas. She also wants to buy a special kind of griddle used to make tortillas. Maria is filled with enthusiasm, because through this loan that she is requesting from INTEGRAL, she hopes to improve her earnings.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar



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