A loan of $625 helped to buy handmade clay products (vases and wall decorations) and wicker baskets.


Maribel's story

Maribel, age 33, is single because she is a widow. She has a daughter and lives in a neighborhood in the town of Taulabe, Comayagua.


Maribel established her own business five years ago. She sells handmade products such as vases, wall decorations, and pots, all made from clay. Maribel also sells wicker baskets and traditional wooden chairs. Her business is located on the edge of the street across from her house.


She has requested two previous loans and her current loan (which is her third) is in the amount of 12,000 HNL. Maribel will invest in the purchase of handmade clay products and wicker baskets. She wants to maintain her inventory of products so that she can increase her earnings. In the future, she wants to repair her house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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