A loan of $525 helped to buy firewood, corn and lime for her business.

Martha's story

Martha is 42 years old, single, and has two children that depend on her. She lives in the San Lorenzo community in southern Honduras. She lives in the home of a family member. She has been in the business of selling tortillas for 25 years. Her customers prefer her for her kindness and good service. She serves her customers from 6 in the morning until 7 in the evening.

Martha is a very hardworking and tough woman. Her desire is to more forward with her family and her business.

Martha is requesting a loan in order to buy raw materials like firewood, corn and lime. With the support of this loan, she hopes to have more product to offer her clients in the season that she sells many tortillas. She is very happy to continue taking loans from Prisma.

Martha's dream is to have her own home.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - November 2012.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer SUZANNE FORD

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