A loan of $275 helped to buy potatoes, carrots, cassavas, cabbages, green bananas, onions, bell peppers, bananas, broccoli, sweet potatoes, beets, fired plantains, tacos, natural refreshments, fried cassavas and cheese to prepare sweets and refreshments.


Maria Engracia's story

María, is 52 years old, is married and lives with her husband and their three children in the Langue municipality in the south of Honduras.

María makes a living selling vegetables such as potatoes, carrots, cassavas, cabbages, green bananas, onions, bell peppers, bananas, broccoli, sweet potatoes, beets, fried plantains, tacos, natural refreshments, fried cassavas, cheese, seafood, etc.

She is requesting a 5,000.00 HNL loan to buy potatoes, carrots, cassavas, cabbages, green bananas, onions, bell peppers, bananas, broccoli, sweet potatoes, beets, fried plantains, tacos, natural refreshments, fried cassavas and cheese to prepare snacks and refreshments.

María's plans are to continue with her business, to strengthen it and as a result gain more clients, thus improving her income. María hopes for good health to be able to get her family ahead with her business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - March 2012.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alberto Jaramillo



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