A loan of $725 helped to buy ingredients.


Maria Antonieta's story

Maria is 52 years old and makes and sells popcorn, also known as pipocas in some zones. She bags it up in different size bags and passes them out to schools, universities, military regiments, and neighborhood stores. This will be her second loan through the institution and Maria will use the money to buy supplies like corn by the bushel to make popcorn and also make candied peanuts in quantity. Maria will also use the benefits to continue buying bushels of corn and two of peanuts and sugar to venture into selling candied peanuts. She wants to buy land for her children. They currently live wither mother.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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