A loan of $325 helped compra de arroz, frijoles, leña, carne de res y pollo.


Gladys Ernestina's story

Gladys Ernestina is a single mother of four children. For the past fifteen years she has had a small business selling food, located in the department of León. She starts working at 8am and finishes at 7pm, working Monday through Sunday. From this business she is able to support her family.

Gladys Ernestina came to the Ceprodel office to request a loan which she will use to buy products at wholesale price, to make various types of dishes and to provide her customers with a wide variety of food.

She works in her business to be able to increase her income, and by doing so increase the quality of life for her and her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tricia Kell



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