A loan of $425 helped to buy rice, sugar, flour, lard, detergents, medicines, soft drinks, condiments, toilet paper, and snacks.


María Antonieta's story

Sra. María is 53 years old. She and her husband are in a common-law relationship and they have one child. María and her family reside in a community in the town of Morazán, Department of Yoro.


Doña María started her grocery business five years ago. She sells food products used in preparing family meals. María was motivated to establish her business so that she could help her husband with the family expenses.


She is currently requesting a loan in the amount of 8,000 HNL. María plans to invest the money in the purchase of food products such as rice, sugar, flour, and lard, as well as detergents, medicines, soft drinks, condiments, toilet paper, and snacks.


She believes the loan will be helpful because it will help her to maintain the inventory in her business and allow her to offer better service to her customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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