A loan of $325 helped to buy corn, firewood, and lime.


Iris's story

Iris is a young woman who is 28 years of age. She lives in her own home with her husband and two children in the community of San Lorenzo, which is in southern Honduras. Iris sells tortillas based on the orders she receives.


She delivers tortillas to different restaurants in the area and also to several neighbors who live near her house. Iris sells based on orders. She is hardworking and enjoys getting ahead.


Iris is requesting a loan so that she can buy shipments of corn, firewood, and lime at a good price. The demand from her customers requires that she buy these items and store them. Her dream is to make improvements to her home.


San Lorenzo, Honduras – February 2013

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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