A loan of $700 helped to buy staple food products to stock her business.

Edicta Argentina's story

Edicta, age 44, is a single mother. She lives with her four children in a the village of Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Cortes.

Seven years ago Edicta established her own business where she gets the income to support her family. She sells food products in a grocery store. She sells things like eggs, dairy products, churros, soft drinks, flour, sugar, beans, and grocery products.

With the two previous loans she has been able to increase her inventory and keep it stable. She is currently requesting her third loan for 13,000 lempiras. She will use the loan to stock various food products to offer her customers.

Her goal is to grow in the business so that her children can finish their education and so that she can have something for her old age.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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