A loan of $1,225 helped a member to purchase corn, beans, rice, meat, canned goods, chicken, pop, vegetables, etc, for her business.

Gs Horizontes Del Porvenir 2 Group's story

Señora Bertilia is 45. She lives in the southern zone of Honduras with her daughter and husband. Her husband supports her in everything. She sells general groceries from her home, and has doing this for five years. Her business is located in a strategic area where a lot of people pass by; her business is very well-trafficked.
Bertila needs this loan for the purchase of: corn, beans, rice, meat, canned goods, chicken, pop, vegetables, etc. She hopes that the impact of this loan will be for her business' sales to increase, since she will buy a large quantity of products and thus have a good variety for each one of her clients who visit her business daily.
For the future, Bertilla plans to keep expanding her business and to have one of the best businesses in her neighbourhood. This way, she will generate a higher income and have a better quality of life.
Jasaira sells baleadas [flour tortillas folded in half with refried beans, cheese, cream, and other ingredients inside] and also has a small grocery store.
Wilson sells hamburgers, sandwiches, and natural juices.

Choluteca, Honduras - September 2012

In this group: Rosa Bertila, Yasaira Yaquelin, Wilson Omar

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper

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