A loan of $450 helped to buy wholesale corn, corn husks, chicken, condiments, and vegetables.


Reina Maritza's story

Reina lives with her children, ages 17 and 35. She makes a living selling tamales and tortillas. Her business is located in her home, and she goes to a marketplace to sell the tamales. She has 15 years of experience.

She has applied for a loan to buy materials for making tamales and tortillas. She will buy wholesale corn, corn husks, chicken, condiments, vegetables, and she will also cover other expenses which may arise. This will help her to continue with her responsibilities. Her goal is to have a better quality of life through her business, to help her children and support their education.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Volz


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