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A loan of $425 helped to buy skirts, pants, shirts, blouses, dresses, shorts and sweaters for her business.

Sandra Jaqueline's story

Mrs. Sandra, 34, lives together with her husband and has two children that depend on her. Her husband works and supports her in everything. She lives in her brother’s house.

For three years, Sandra has been selling used clothes at home, but she also sells in the streets three times a week. Her customers prefer her because of her kindness, good service, and because of the assortment and good quality she offers. Mrs. Sandra is an enterprising woman and has a strong will to get ahead in life. She lives in the community of San Lorenzo, Southern Honduras.

Mrs. Sandra needs the loan to buy skirts, pants, shirts, blouses, dresses, shorts and sweaters in bundles of classified used clothes. Now that the Christmas season is coming, these types of clothes are highly demanded.

With the help of the loan, she will stock her business up and will receive better profits, which will help her to improve her and her family’s quality of life. Sandra’s dream is to have her own house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - November 2012.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Santiago Mejía Dugand

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