A loan of $650 helped to buy bricks, cement, sand and iron and to install electricity.

Bessi Xiomara's story

Bessi is 32 years old and lives in her own house with her partner and three children, who are aged 14, 11 and 8 years old respectively. Bessi has been making a living selling tortillas for about a year. She has experience and many customers, who every day prefer her tortillas over others'.

Bessi would like to build a sink and bathroom, and install electricity in her house. To do this, she is applying for a loan from "FUSAI", which she will invest in bricks, cements, sand, iron and installing electricity. By doing this Bessi hopes to offer her family better living conditions.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw

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