A loan helped to buy ingredients to prepare food, such as meat, beans, rice, vegetables, sauces, seasonings, cooking oil, etc.


Rosario's story

Rosario is 49 years old. She is in a common law marriage. She has 3 children, and she lives with her family in the municipality of Roatán, Islas de la Bahía. At her house, she has set up a business selling food for 20 years. She offers her customers chicken stew, fried pork chops, stewed pork, etc. This business generates very good income for her.

Rosario wants to invest in her business and she is asking for a loan with ODEF in the amount of 15,000.00 lempiras to invest in buying ingredients to prepare food, such as meat, beans, rice, vegetables, sauces, seasonings, cooking oil, etc. With it, she hopes to better stock her business and to satisfy her customers. Her goal is to have a bigger goal and to give her family a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue.


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



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