A loan of $1,100 helped to buy rice, oil, sugar, salt, and condiments.


Santos's story

Santos needs to invest in her business. Therefore, she has applied for a loan to buy products for her pupusería and for her general store. A pupusería is a store which sells pupusas, a type of tortilla filled with cheese, meat, or beans. She needs to buy rice, oil, sugar, salt, and condiments, which are necessary both for her store and for making the tortillas.

She has strengthened her business and her earnings, and until now she has been able to cover her home expenses. She is better off financially, and with the help of this loan, she will be in a better position.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Volz


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