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A loan of $350 helped to buy more ingredients for her snack business.


Guadalupe Del Carmen's story

Guadalupe is a 40-year-old single mother who lives with her three children (ages 16, 5, and 3). She sells all types of snacks (meat-filled pastries, enchiladas, cassava, and other items) near her home. Through her sales, Guadalupe is able to help her children get ahead and pay for the household expenses.


She is requesting a loan in order to buy more supplies for making snacks. As a result, she will generate more income so that she can provide a better life for her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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