A loan helped to purchase sugar, bread, eggs, churros, soft drinks, sweets, meat, charcoal, fruit, vegetables, and more.


Jose Lisandro's story

José is 39 years old, married, has 3 children, and lives with his family in a community of San Nicolás, Santa Bárbara. He has offered pantry items for 7 years, he sells vegetables, fruits, churros, rice, sugar, beans, eggs, flour, pork rinds, soft drinks, pasta, bread, meat, and more. He has this business established in his house.

He asks for his third loan from ODEF, for 21,000 lempiras. He will invest it in the purchase of products to stock his store, such as sugar, bread, eggs, churros, soft drinks, sweets, meat, charcoal, fruit, vegetables, and more.

This investment will help him to increase his inventory to generate more earnings. His goal is to get better sales in his business, help his children finish their education, and improve his family's quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris.


This loan is special because:

It is accompanied by financial education and provides borrowers access to a savings account.



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