A loan of $525 helped to buy all types of vegetables to sell.

Olga Marina's story

Doña Olga is 53 years old and a single mother of three children who already independent. She lives in a suburban neighborhood of San Pedro Sula.

Several years ago, she obtained a stand at the local market in the city where she now sells fruits and vegetables such as tomatoes, onions, cassava, broccoli, chile peppers, potatoes, cabbage, corn, pineapple, melons, bananas, and other types of produce. She decided to request a second loan from ODEF in the amount of 10,000 HNL so that she can restock with more vegetables and keep some money available for when she can buy at the best price.

Her goal is to continue working so that she can generate more income to provide for the daily needs of her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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