A loan of $800 helped to buy corn and lime powder for making tortillas.

Estela Alexander's story

Estela is 37 years old and lives with her family in their own home. She has been selling tortillas from her home for 12 years. Estela works Monday through Sunday and has many customers since she is a hardworking and friendly individual. With the profits she earns, she is able to cover her household expenses.

Estela is requesting a loan so that she can buy corn by the quintal (1 quintal = 46 kg) and lime powder so that she can continue making tortillas. As a result, she will generate better earnings and provide better financial stability for her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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