A loan of $775 helped to buy vegetables to sell and to repair his cart.


Jose Arnulfo's story

Jose, age 42, is married and has 4 children. He lives with his wife and children in a suburban neighborhood in San Pedro Sula. Jose is a very enterprising person. He has been working in his own business for ten years. He sells all types of vegetables in an itinerant manner with a horse and cart. He sells onions, tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage, chilies, and cauliflower, etc. He has decided to request a loan for 15,000 lempiras from ODEF. He will use the loan to buy vegetable products at the market. He will resell the vegetables. He will use part of the loan to repair the cart that he uses to sell the vegetables. His goal is to increase his sales and income and to improve his quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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