A loan of $1,075 helped be able to buy merchandise for her shop and expand her tortilla shop.


Elda Karina's story

Elda Karina started her business of selling basic grains and items of basic necessity in 1990. Her idea was to support her husband with the household income. She has two small children who are still in school and wishes to give them the best education possible. With the money that she has earned and saved from her business, she has been able to start another business selling tortillas.

The loan is needed to invest in merchandise and be able to expand her shop of items of basic necessity. She also want to expand her tortilla business as well. Until now, she has been successful at her businesses and she hopes to keep on growing, considering that every day the economic situation of the country gets tougher. One of her dreams is to be able to build and improve her home in the future.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Ramirez-Gregg and fa



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