A loan of $1,025 helped purchase meat, chicken, sausages, basic staple foods, milk, butter, margarine, detergents, soap, juices, sodas, etc. for her business.


Maria Erlinda's story

María Erlinda is 70 years old, and she is a single mother of adult children who are not dependents. She has her own home, and she lives in the community of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras.

María has owned a grocery store for 41 years, and she is a client that has struggled throughout the years. Almost all of her life she has been doing business selling milk, and renting houses and apartments. María is requesting a loan for purchases for the grocery store such as: meat, chicken, sausages, basic staple foods, milk, butter, margarine, detergents, soap, juices, sodas, etc.

With the support of this loan, she aims to improve her income, and she is very happy to keep working with Prisma. María wishes her to grow her business and improve her home.


San Lorenzo, Honduras - February 2013

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Victoria Estrada



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