A loan of $525 helped to buy groceries, chicken, sausages, beans, sugar, coffee, rice, sauces, pasta, salt and butter etc for her business.


Amanda's story

Amanda, 42, is married with two dependent children, aged 17 and 18. She lives in San Lorenzo, to the south of Honduras and has her own home. For two years she has been selling fresh goods, churros, sausages, basic grains and general groceries.

Amanda's customers like her because of her care and manner when she is serving them. Her shop is open Monday - Sunday and the majority of her customers work on the farm located in her area.

Amanda is a hard-working woman, who wants to succeed. She is requesting the loan to buy groceries, chicken, sausages, beans, sugar, coffee, rice, sauces, pasta, salt and butter etc., which are her best-selling products.

With the help of this loan, Amanda will try to improve her income and therefore improve her quality of life. Her dream is to improve her business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - January 2013.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sara Godwin



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