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A loan of $400 helped to buy ingredients.


Maria Jose's story

Maria is 64 years old and lives with her husband and two children who attend school. She makes and sells clothing and also has a tortilla factory where she makes and sells them. Her business was born out of need to help improve her family’s financial situation and to help her husband pay the household expenses.

Maria wants to be able to continue growing her business so that she can provide financial stability to her family. She is asking for a loan through INTEGRAL so that she can buy corn in bulk and be able to obtain it for a better price. She also wants to buy fabric to make pajamas. This will be a great help to her because she will be able to improve her business and attract more customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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