A loan of $1,125 helped to buy basic grains, dairy products, meat, sausages, flour, sugar, and soft drinks.


Sayra Areli's story

Sayra, age 32, is in a common-law marriage, and she has three children. She lives in the Choloma municipality. Her business is selling food products like rice, beans, sugar, lard, flour, dairy products, soft drinks, churros, meat, and sausages, etc. She established her business four years ago, and she tends to it all day. Sayra started with her own funds. She had money saved, and she decided to invest it in order to generate more income. In order to keep her business stocked, she has requested three loans. She will use the current loan for 21,000 lempiras to buy more products like basic grains, dairy products, meat, sausages, flour, sugar, and soft drinks. Her goal is to have financial solvency, which will allow her to live better with her family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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