A loan helped to buy merchandise such as: lotions, handbags, creams and household goods.


Doris Arlini's story

Doris is 50 years old, she is a single mother and has 3 children. She resides with her family in the Municipality of San Pedro Sula, town of Cortes. For 10 years, she has been selling merchandise as a street vendor. In the past, she was dedicated to housework and caring for her children. Doris is requesting a loan from ODEF for the amount of 10,000 Lempiras which she plans to invest in the purchase of merchandise such as: lotions, handbags, creams and household goods. She considers that the loan will help her to supply her business with varied merchandise and obtain a growth that allows her to grow economically for her own benefit and that of her family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Martinez-Piszko.


This loan is special because:

It supports single mothers raising families on very little income.



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