A loan of $800 helped to buy supplies for her business.

Lidia Marina's story

Marina, 55, lives in south Honduras. Her children and her husband, who is merchant and helps support her and backs her up in all her obligations, live with her. She’d had a business for 20 years. It’s located in a strategic spot where there many passers-by since it’s on the main road on the way to Cedeño which makes her business very visited.

Marina needs the loan to buy corn, meat, cured meats, eggs, sugar, soft-drinks, rice, dairy products, chicken, seafood, etc. She hopes the loan will have an impact in the purchase of a variety of products so that she can provide a variety of dishes to each of the customers that visits her business since the quality of her products has led to high demand.

Marina’s future plans are to make her business grow and to be one of the best in her community as well as to earn better income to have a better quality of life for her and her family.

Choluteca, Honduras-June, 2012

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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