A loan of $1,025 helped to buy meat, soft drinks, and vegetables.


Ruth Elizabeth's story

Ruth is a 35-year-old single mother. She and her two children live with her parents in Chamelecón, San Pedro Sula. Ruth is an enterprising individual who looks for ways to support her children. For the past four years, she has been selling vegetables, beef, pork, chicken, and soft drinks. Her business is located in her home. She has requested several loans in order to maintain her business.

Ruth is currently requesting her fourth loan in the amount of 20,000 HNL so that she can buy more soft drinks, vegetables, and meat to restock her business and keep growing. Her plans are to keep her business stocked so that she can support her children. She also motivates herself to have a steady source of income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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