A loan of $500 helped to buy supplies to make tamales and pans to make quesadillas.


Yobana Margarita's story

Yobana is a very hardworking person. She has three children, two of whom are studying. She lives with her mother and has support from her family members. She makes a living selling quesadillas, tamales, sweet bread and French bread. She has had this business for a long time, but she needs to grow and diversify her products to improve her ability to compete with other businesses. She is applying for a loan because she needs supplies to make tamales and pans to make quesadillas. She will also buy sweet bread and French bread. The loan will help her to improve her products. Recently, she has showed an improvement in sales. Her dream is to improve her shop by painting and expanding it, as well as providing her children with an education and improving their quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Volz


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