A loan of $650 helped to buy corn, a griddle, and metal sheets.


Bertha Alis's story

Bertha lives with her three children, ages 15, 10, and 3, all of whom depend on her. Bertha makes a living selling tortillas and vegetables. Her business is in the market and she does it every day. Bertha's requesting a loan to buy corn as well as a griddle to make pupusas and metal sheets to use in her food stall. This will help her strengthen her business and better serve her customers. Her goal is to get ahead by supporting her children in their studies so they can improve themselves because only she watches over their well-being.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall


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