A loan of $775 helped to buy materials for recycling, dead batteries, metal scrap to sell, as well as kitchen utensils for his candy business.

German Adonay's story

German is 33 years old. He is married, has one son, and lives in a neighborhood on the outskirts of San Pedro Sula. He has two business activities. Four years ago, he lost his job, and decided to to set up his own business buying and selling recycled materials such as aluminum, copper, dead batteries, junk vehicles, scrap iron, etc. He sells these materials to a recycling company.

In addition, four months ago, he set up a business selling candy, where he sells soft drinks, churros (a treat made with fried dough), juices and fast food. He has requested a loan to buy scrap metal and materials for recycling to sell. He also needs to buy kitchen utensils for his candy-selling business. His objective is to improve his household income.

His dream is to obtain his own home, to set up there the best-equipped businesses, and have financial stability for his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie

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