A loan of $1,025 helped to buy fertilizers and fumigants, as well as pay for general maintenance around her farm.


Elsa Lilian's story

Elsa is 24 years old. She lives with her husband and two children in a neighborhood in the town of Taulabe, Comayagua.

Elsa is an enterprising person who works as a farmer. Specifically, she has been growing coffee for the past 10 years. She started in this business so that she could generate income and provide for her family’s needs. The coffee is sold for a profit at the local market.

Elsa is requesting her eleventh loan in the amount of 20,000 HNL. The money will be invested in the purchase of fertilizers and fumigants, as well as pay for general maintenance around her farm. With this investment, she hopes to improve her crops and obtain better production so that her income will go up. Her goal is to continue maintaining her farm so that she will have the financial solvency to provide for her children’s future.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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