A loan of $800 helped to buy basic grains, soft drinks, and sweets.

Omar Geovany's story

Omar is a young person who had the dream of starting his own business in order to support his family and to become a successful merchant.

Omar, age 31, is married. His wife is a teacher. The couple has a three year old child. He has had a grocery store for three years. The store is well accepted in the neighborhood where he lives. This is because he is a healthy and enterprising person. He is well-known, and his customers prefer him because of his good service. His business is very organized and visible to the public. He sells food staples, soft drinks, sweets, and meat.

He requested this loan for 15,000 lempiras to stock his grocery store with the purchase of basic grains, soft drinks, and sweets. Omar want to grow the business with his good management. He also wants his family to see the achievement that he has forged.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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