A loan of $1,300 helped to buy yucca, corn, meat, vegetables, beans, pork cracklings, etc.


Marilena's story

Marilena is 56 years old. She lives in her own home with her husband. She has a small business where she has sold snacks and foods such as meat pastries, fried yucca, pupusas, etc. for 30 years. With what she obtains from her business she is able to pay some household expenses. Marilena is asking for a loan to buy ingredients to make the foods such as: yucca, corn, meat, vegetables, beans, pork cracklings, etc. to be able to continue with her business which has generated good earnings for her. This way, she can have a better quality of life with her husband.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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