A loan of $550 helped to buy another kitchen for preparing tamales and to buy the materials to improve the hut where she works.


Virginia's story

Virginia makes a living making and selling tamales. She has a partner and two children, with whom she lives and who still depend on their mother. Virginia works every day and makes her sales in the community where she lives.

Virginia needs a loan as it will allow her to buy a new kitchen for preparing the tamales and to buy the materials to improve the hut where she works. This investment will help her improve her quality of life, offer better service to her customers and will improve her ability to pay back her debt.

Virginia's goal is to buy her own house and to see her younger son graduate from university.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw


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