A loan of $200 helped to buy corn, potatoes, chicken, oil, and condiments, among other items.


Rosa Melida's story

Rosa is a single mother who lives with her two children, ages 2 and 5. She makes a living selling snacks such as tamales, bread, enchiladas, and pastries, among others. She has been in this business for 7 years, having learned about it from her parents. She makes sales every Wednesday from 5:30am to 10:00am.

This loan will allow her to buy necessary ingredients such as corn, potatoes, chicken, oil, and condiments, among other products. This investment will help her to earn a higher income and to increase her clientele with the good product and service she offers.

Her dream is to work very hard so that in the future she can build her own house, thus offering her family a better quality of life. She would also like to obtain good credibility and prestige in her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Volz


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