A loan of $275 helped to buy fresh foods, fish, sugar, rice, beans, cookies, juices, milk, eggs, and bread for her business.


Norma's story

Norma, 35, lives with her son and three dependent children in their house in the city of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras. She has owned a grocery story for five years. Her customers are friends and neighbors. Norma is hardworking and wants to provide for her family. She also sells wood and bread. She is applying for a loan to buy fresh foods, fish, sugar, rice, beans, cookies, juices, milk, eggs, and bread. The loan will let her invest in her business, and she expects to make a better profit so that she can keep investing and growing. Her dream is to continue working, expanding her business, and improving her house. San Lorenzo, Honduras - November 2012.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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