A loan of $800 helped to stock her store.

Estela's story

Estela, 54, is a single mother; she lives with a daughter in a neighborhood in Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Cortes. She opened her own business selling foodstuffs like basic grins, lard, sugar, soap, soft-drinks, snacks, condiments, etc. ten years ago. The business produces income needed for her food and other household expenses. She’s been able to stay in business thanks to ODEF loans. She’s currently asking for loan #14 for 15,000 lempiras that she will also invest in the grocery store to stock it with corn, beans, rice, sugar, lard, soap, etc. in order to have stock available to offer her customers and to continue growing in the business and increasing sales. Her goal is to live better with her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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