A loan of $1,000 helped a member purchase corn and firewood.

Gs Manantial De Vida Group's story

Mrs. María Yolanda is 41 years old, lives with her spouse and her five children in her house that is located in San Lorenzo in the south of Honduras where she has worked for several years making and selling tortillas. Her group members have elected her as their leader because of her responsibility. Mrs. María Yolanda is asking for a loan to purchase corn and firewood, which are essential to making tortillas, with the help of this loan, she will improve her earnings and purchase what she needs in order to continue working. Also, Mrs. María Felix has her own mill and Mrs. María Elena sells tamales and tacos. Mrs. María Yolanda's dream is to improve her house in order to improve her family's living conditions.
San Lorenzo, Honduras-June 2012.

In this group: Maria Yolanda, Maria Felix, Maria Elena

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kristin Connor

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