A loan of $525 helped to purchase pants, blouses, shirts, boxers, socks and children’s clothing.


Gilnis Yohana's story

Gilnis is 27 years old and lives in the south of Honduras with her two children and her spouse, who supports her with her business. Gilnis has been selling new merchandise for the past 7 years in the city where she lives. Her business is located in a strategic point of the center of the city, where there is a significant flow of people. As a result of this she gets daily customers.
Gilnis needs the loan to purchase pants, blouses, shirts, boxers, socks and children’s clothing. The expected impact of the loan will be an increase in her sales, as she will have a greater variety of quality products with which to satisfy the necessities and demands of her customers.
Her plans for the future include increasing her commercial activity, so that she can get a good income to improve her and her family’s quality of life.

Choluteca, Honduras- September 2012

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Juan Felipe Diaz Gutierrez



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