A loan helped to purchase rice, beans, oil, butter, sugar, soft drinks, candies, dairy products and hygiene products.


Marlin Leticia's story

Marlin Leticia is 21 years old, is a single mother and has 1 child. She lives in the municipality of Cucuyagua and the Copan department. For the past 2 years, she has made a living by selling basic necessity items at her shop. Previously, she took care of household tasks and was in school.

Now, she is requesting a loan for 10,000 [Honduran] Lempiras that she will use to purchase rice, beans, oil, butter, sugar, soft drinks, candies, dairy products and hygiene products.

She states that this loan will be used to stock her business, increase her sales and her profits.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Shannon Yarosik.


This loan is special because:

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



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