A loan helped to purchase vegetables, fruits, meats, and other products to stock a grocery store.

Kathy Yamileth's story

Kathy, 32 years old, is married, has two children and lives in the municipality of San Pedro Sula. Previously she worked in an assembly plant and selling clothes such as skirts, shorts, jeans, blouses, shirts, children's clothes, and plastic items. She runs her business at home and has a good clientele. She has been running a grocery store business for 5 years. This is located in her home and offers its products to the neighbors of the area. The loan she is requesting is for 20,000 Lempiras and she will invest it to buy vegetables, fruits, meats, and other products to stock her grocery store. With the profits she obtains, she plans to remodel the business premises by building with cement walls, and to be able to offer a better environment and service to her clients. Her purpose is to grow the business and improve her quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mariana Orozco.

This loan is special because:

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

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