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Blanca Lidia

El Salvador
El Salvador / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $700 helped to buy corn, so she can improve the kitchen in her business.


Blanca Lidia's story

Blanca is a woman who lives with two granddaughters. She is responsible for raising them, and she does it carrying out the activity of selling tortillas. She has been doing this for two years, in three shifts during the day. This enables her to give her granddaughters the basics to survive, since one of them suffers from Down's Syndrome.

She will invest it in the purchase of corn and she will make improvements to the kitchen of her business, which will help her improve the image of the business and have bulk prime materials to work for a long time. With this, she hopes to improve her sales and attract new clients.

She dreams of having a stand to sell the tortillas and include other types of products to sell and, therefore, improve her economy to give a better lifestyle to her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alex Martin


Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 19, 2013

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 19, 2013