A loan of $1,025 helped to buy food products such as bread, soft drinks, basic grains, sugar, rice, dairy products and other items to supply her business.


Vermira's story

Vermira is 38 years old. She has three children and is married. She lives with her husband and her children in a suburban neighborhood of San Pedro Sula. For ten years, she has been making a living selling food products from her small grocery store where she sells basic grains, soft drinks, bread, over-the-counter medicines, churros [fried dough pastry], candy, sugar, canned goods and other items. The grocery store is located at her house and she already has a good clientele. The loan she is requesting is for 20,000 Lempiras and she will use it to supply her business with staple food products and to be able to improve her income in order to help her family. Her plan is to grow her business and, thus, have a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mallie Al-Khafaji



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