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Sara Esmeralda

El Salvador
El Salvador / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $500 helped purchase a griddle to make pupusas (stuffed tortillas), as well as oil, meat, and cream cheese.


Sara Esmeralda's story

Sara has a business selling pupusas (stuffed tortillas). She is 33 years old, married, has two children and lives in her own home. She has had this business for three years, and she started it with her husband. She works Saturdays and Sundays from 2 to 7 pm.

The loan will be invested in the purchase of a griddle to make pupusas, as well as in the purchase of the ingredients to make them, such as oil, meat, cream cheese, etc. This will help her increase her capital and gain quality in the product to grow the clientele.

Her goal is to strengthen the business to have better revenues that will allow her family to have a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Olivia Shirley


Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 7, 2013

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 7, 2013