A loan of $400 helped to buy ingredients.

Gladys Ernestina's story

Gladys Ernestina has a business where she sells food in one of the Leon city markets. She has been doing this for 15 years in order to support her family.

Gladys Ernestina travels to her work place at 6:00 am and opens at 7:00 am to prepare the delicious dishes that her customers want. She finishes at 5:30 pm Monday through Saturday, and at noon on Sundays.

She will use the money from this CEPRODEL loan to buy ingredients such as rice, beans, sugar, cooking oil, beef and chicken, and spices, which will allow her to increase her earnings and in more customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes

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