A loan of $275 helped to buy beef, chicken, condiments, potatoes, pataste, green chiles,onions, rice, beans, salt, etc., for her business.

Martha Azucena's story

Martha is a responsible, hardworking and honest person. She lives with her son in a community in Choluteca in southern Honduras. Her business has been selling food for more than 5 years. Martha needs the loan to buy beef, chicken, condiments, potatoes, pataste, green chiles, onions, rice, beans, etc. With the loan, she hopes the sales in her eatery increase by having more variety of products to offer her customers.

Martha hopes to pay for her necessities and improve her and her family's financial situation. Martha hopes to grow her business in a few years and making it one of the biggest ones on the area. She also wants her son to become a upstanding person with better opportunities in life.

Choluteca, Honduras – January 2013

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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