However, with the help that she is now applying for, she will be able to buy a solar panel which will help keep the house lit and avoid having to burn firewood, oil or use anything else that might be harmful to health or the environment.
María's dream is, in time, to sell her product on a larger scale as then she would be able to generate a higher income for her family and continue increasing her harvest. Nevertheless, her goal is buy the solar panel to use at home with her children and grandchildren so that they are healthy and not causing damage to the environment.
Pero con la ayuda que hoy en día ella solicita podrá comprar un panel solar el cual será de apoyo para mantener su casa iluminada y evitar la quema de palo de ocote, candiles u otros que sean dañinos para la salud y para el medio ambiente.
Su sueño es lograr con el paso de los años comercializar su producto en grandes escalas ya que por medio de eso ella podrá generar más ingresos para su familia como los de seguir ampliando sus cosechas. Pero su meta es poder comprar el panel solar para poder disfrutar de su hogar en familia con sus hijos y sus nietos de una manera sana sin perjudicar el medio ambiente y la salud.
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These loans are designed for women who live in communities that do not have electricity, and where the government does not plan to install electricity for at least five years. This financing enables them to purchase solar panels ranging from 36 to 75 watts. COMIXMUL has partnered with an established solar company in Honduras to install the panels and provide maintenance when required. The panels themselves are guaranteed for 25 years. Historically, COMIXMUL has had significant demand for this product that it has been unable to meet. Thanks to Kiva, COMIXMUL will be able to expand access to solar technology to more borrowers.
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