A loan of $1,225 helped with the purchase of live pigs and raw materials for making "nacatamales" (a local dish of corn, meat and rice wrapped in banana leaf), like banana leaves, pork, cords, rice, potatoes, onion, chilies, garlic, salt, bitter orange, annatto, corn, lime, firewood etc.


Raymundo's story

Raymundo is 68-years old, married and has two grown children. He has been a client of the institution for twelve years. His business is butchering pigs. He has two paid employees. In addition to butchering, Raymundo sells "nacatamales" (a local dish of corn, meat and rice wrapped in banana leaves) from his home. He is well-known in his community for the quality of his "nacatamales" and the rest of his pork products. Raymundo will invest the loan in the purchase of live pigs and raw materials for making " nacatamales," like pork, banana leaves, cord, rice, potatoes, onion, chilies, garlic, salt, bitter oranges, annatto, corn, lime, firewood etc.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marni Siegal



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