A loan of $775 helped to buy soaps, churros, soft drinks, beans rice, coffee, sugar, shortening, water, candy, bread, and vegetables for her business.


Azucena Altagracia's story

Azucena, age 46, is married and has one child who is dependent upon her. For 25 years she has had the business of selling soft drinks, chicken, sausages, bags of water, churros, candy, vegetables, cosmetics, basic grains, medicine, and bread. Her business is located in the San Lorenzo community in southern Honduras.

Azucena is a woman who has worked hard in order to get her family ahead. She is requesting a loan in order to buy grocery products like soaps, churros, soft drinks, beans rice, coffee, sugar, shortening, water, candy, bread, and vegetables. These are the products that she sells the most of during this season. With the support of this loan she intends to improve her income, and she will consequently improve her quality of life.

Azucena’s dream is to have a good business and to improve her house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras December, 2012

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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