A loan of $550 helped buy repairs for the printer and stationary in general.

Horencia's story

Horencia is 56 years old, and is a very dignified and hardworking woman. She lives in a house with her relatives, together with her husband and their 2 children. She and her husband have a printing business, where her husband completes the printing jobs while Horencia is in charge of finding customers who are in need of the services that they offer. In addition to this work, she sells desserts typical of the city, such as mazamorra and arroz con leche. She travels the streets offering these desserts.

In 8 years of continuous work, she and her husband have been able to do very well. The business is more profitable around Christmas, because there are many customers that ask them to make large orders of yearbooks. She considers herself an independent woman, and among her plans is increasing the printing workshop so that her children can also participate and earn their own income. This is her 18th loan with MFP, and she is prepared make her payment punctually. In her group she has proven to be a very responsible partner. With the loan that she is asking for, she will buy the Offset repairs and stationary in general, to meet the diverse orders that she has.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mary Berghaus

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