A loan of $525 helped to buy merchandise to stock his store.


Manuel's story

Manuel, 63, lives with his wife, two children and daughter-in-law in the city of Tela, Atlántida Department. He sells basic staple items in a grocery store he runs with his wife at home. As an additional activity, Manuel also sells fried plantain slices.

He decided to take out a 10,000 Lempira loan to buy food items his customers demand like flour, Maseca, rice, lard and toilet paper. He wants to enlarge the business to improve his income and offer his family a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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