A loan of $525 helped to purchase corn, firewood, flour and eggs for her business.

Maria Eustaquia's story

Sra. María is 59 years old. She is married and lives with two of her four children, since two of them are living on their own, and her husband in her house. They have their own house.

For many years María, has been making a living from the sale of bread, tamales, milk and curd. She sells these as a street vendor.

She is located in the community of San Lorenzo in the south of Honduras.

María is asking for 10,000 lempiras to purchase corn, firewood, flour and eggs.

With the help of this loan she wants to improve the roof of her house. She hopes that her business will grow and that her dairy cattle will improve with the rainfall this year.

María is dreaming of a better home.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – September 2012

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mareike Koolen

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