A loan of $400 helped to purchase corn, firewood, and lime powder for her business.

Maria Yolanda's story

María Yolanda is 42 years old. She lives with her husband and their five children in their house, which is located in San Lorenzo in the south of Honduras.

María Yolanda has earned a living for several years in the business of making and selling tortillas. Her customers are people who visit her from restaurants and people who arrive at her house to buy tortillas for lunch and dinner.

María Yolanda is requesting the loan for the purchase of corn, firewood, and lime powder, which are the raw materials she needs to make tortillas. She also needs to improve her house. With the support of this loan, she hopes to improve her income and buy what she needs to continue working. María Yolanda's dream is to improve her house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - July 2013

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Holly Torpey

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