A loan of $1,000 helped to buy supplies like potatoes, bananas, yucca, cooking oil, cabbage, and tomatoes, etc.


Manuela Paula's story

Manuela lives in her own house with her family. She has been selling snacks like tostadas, potatoes, yucca, and bananas for seven years. Her business is located close to where she lives. She has a lot of clientele. This food is very marketable, and she sells it at a good price. She manages to pay some of the household expenses with the earnings that she gets.

Manuela is requesting a loan to buy supplies like potatoes, bananas, yucca, cooking oil, cabbage, and tomatoes, etc. for her business. This way she hopes to get more earnings and to give her family a better quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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