Cooking The Corn – Masaya, Nicaragua

Cooking the Corn - Masaya, Nicaragua
© July 13 2009, Uncornered Market

Dried corn needs to be boiled and cooked for a while until it becomes soft enough to grind into a paste to use for tortillas. The family business produces corn tortillas, pork rinds, beans, and runs a small shop. This woman is the sister of a Kiva borrower (microfinance loan) – the whole family business benefits when one person can get a bit of credit. ..Taken in a village near Masaya, Nicaragua.

Read: What is Microfinance: A View from the Field


Yuri Sigfredo Amaya
Sigfredo (The universe is totally amazing) Hi, I’m an admin for a group called CENTRO_AMERICA/CENTRAL_AMERICA, and we’d love to have this added to the group! Posted: October 06 2009