A loan of $575 helped to buy vegetables, fruits, basic grains, sugar, and other groceries in order to stock his business.


Kennis Avel's story

Kennis, age 23, lives with his life partner and their two children in a suburban neighborhood in San Pedro Sula. He worked for a number of years in a private company. He used his savings to establish his own business, a grocery store, in order to get income to support his family. In the grocery store he sells basic grains, soft drinks, pastas, dairy products, vegetables, churros, shortening, sugar, cookies, candies, canned goods, and over the counter medications, etc. He has two years of experience in this business, and he has good clientele. He is requesting a loan for 11,000 lempiras to buy more products like vegetables, fruits, basic grains, sugar, and other groceries in order to stock his business and to increase his sales and his customers. His goal is to expand the business in order to increase his income.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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