A loan of $525 helped to buy beverages, juices, malted milk, milk, cheeses, eggs, rice, beans, bread, cookies, etc. for his business.

Javier's story

Javier is 48 years old and lives with his mother in a house located in the town of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras. He has worked for 25 years selling rice, beans, lard, eggs, oil, toilet paper, chicken, beef, deli meats, tomato paste, pasta and beverages of all types.

Javier sells Mondays through Sundays and his customers are his neighbors and friends who visit him daily. His business is located in his house.

Javier is asking for the loan to buy more food products, beverages, malts, milk, cheeses, eggs, rice, bread, cookies, etc. With the support of the loan, he intends to increase his inventory and also his sales volume.

Javier's dream is to be able to buy a pick up truck to be able to move his merchandise.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - February, 2013.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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