A loan of $1,050 helped to buy beef, chicken, rice, beans, butter, coffee, bread and soap for her business.


Santos Balbina's story

Santos is a very enterprising person 100% dedicated to her business. She lives with her husband and 3 children in the department Choluteca in the south of Honduras. She has had this general store business for over 15 years.  Santos will use the loan to buy beef, chicken, rice, beans, butter, coffee, bread and soap and in this way increase her sales. With the loan she hopes to increase her sales and meet the needs of her customers. Santos hopes to improve her income so that she can have a better quality of life. Her dream is to improve her business, expanding it to small supermarket and in this way to help her family.  Choluteca, Honduras - July 2012

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer KAROLINA KOSZELSKI



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