Silvia is from Mexico. She needs a loan of $250 Mrs. Silvia needs to buy hot peppers, tortillas, tomatoes, dough, oil, meat, eggs, beans, cheese, cream, potatoes, bananas and butter. .
Silvia has been working for over 8 years selling traditional Mexican snacks, like tacos, bananas, quesadillas, etc. She had to figure out a way to support herself and her daughter, so she started her cooking business. She also has a side business selling cosmetics door to door.
Silvia get up very early in the morning to cook, then she takes out a table and put it outside her house. She sets up the stews she cooked and waits for the customers to come and eat. Some of the customers that buy food from her will ask her for cosmetics too.
Mrs. Silvia needs this loan to buy hot peppers, tortillas, tomatoes, dough, oil, meat, eggs, beans, cheese, cream, potatoes, bananas, butter and more cosmetics.
She hopes that with this investment she will be able to make her business more successful so that she can provide a better quality of life and education for her daughter.
Silvia is 47 years old. She completed one year of high school. She is a single mother of 2 children: one is 20 years old and works, and the other is 17 years old and goes to junior high. They live on a town called Acatlan, located on a sugarcane area, just a few minutes away from one of the most important precincts on the state of Oaxaca.