A loan of $500 helped to buy ingredients and kitchen utensils.


Benita Lissette's story

Benita, 31, is from the city of León. She's married and the mother of one child, age 5. Benita has made a living selling food for eight years and it has been profitable. Her mother, who started this business, helps her. First they offered two types of food but because of customer demand now they have six, and the customers are satisfied. She's requesting the loan to buy rice, beans, oil, chicken, meat, vegetables, and kitchen utensils. Her goal is to provide better service. This loan will help her have more income and a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall


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