A loan of $1,050 helped to buy underwear, sandals, hair accessories, CDs, TV remotes and chargers to stock up his store.


Teodoro's story

Teodoro, 35, lives in the municipality of Negrito in the department of Yoro with his wife and their 3 children. He has worked as a cabinetmaker, but 3 years ago he started up a business selling general merchandise from his home. He sells all types of merchandise, including: sandals, traditional woven belts, CDs, vases, decorative hair pins, pony-tail holders, plastic products, chargers, remote controls, etc. He is requesting a loan for 20,100 Honduran lempiras to buy underwear, sandals, TV remotes, cellular phone chargers and other products. He wants to stock up his store, and by purchasing at wholesale he saves on transportation costs. His goal is to always have a source of income to support his family, and to provide a good education to his children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar



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