A loan of $1,000 helped to buy corn, beans, cheese, pork rinds, etc. for making pupusas to sell.


Elsa's story

Elsa, 53 years old, lives alone. Her children now support themselves and help her financially. She has been working for ten years at making and selling pupusas. Her business is located in the home, and helps her to pay some of the costs of maintaining her home. She is asking for a loan to buy corn, beans,cheese, pork rinds, etc., in order to have a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Heatherly



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