A loan of $650 helped to stock up her business with a variety of food products.


Karen Johanna's story

Karen, 33, is a single mother who has one child. She lives in the town of Las Vegas in the department of Santa Barbara, along with her parents and her son.

She has had her own business for 2 years, selling food products including: rice, beans, dairy products, meat, bread, churros, etc. This business is her only source of income, and she has been able to keep the business stable through her good management and reinvestment of profits. She is requesting a loan for 12,000 Honduran lempiras to buy products that she doesn't have that her customers are demanding. This way, she will have a greater variety of goods and so will be able to increase her sales. Her goal is to make progress each day along with her child.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar



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