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A loan of $1,000 helped to buy building materials such as quarry rocks, bricks, sand, cement and zinc sheets.

Ada Isabel's story

Ada is a Kiva borrower. She is 58 years old and mother to five children, all of whom are now adults. Ada is married and a businesswoman who makes a living selling many corn-based products such as tortillas. She also provides a flour grinding service.

Ada says that her first Kiva loan was a great help to her as she was able to buy the material she needed to make the tortillas, such as corn, firewood and more. Ada is very proud because the business is making a profit every day.

So, because of this, Ada is today applying for her second loan to buy construction materials such as quarry rocks, bricks, sand, cement and zinc sheets to improve the place where she has her flour grinder. This will help her to make a better income.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw

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