A loan of $1,025 helped to buy rice, flour, corn flour, sugar, beans, pasta, dairy products and vegetables to stock her store.

Esmeralda's story

Esmeralda is 32 years old and married. She has 4 children and lives in a district of the municipality of Comayagua. Six years ago, she was able to establish a neighborhood store, where she sells eggs, meat, sweets, groceries, cold cuts, shortening, rice, churros, dairy products, etc. She also provides the service of milling corn for tortillas. Her business has been profitable, since she has a good customer base. She has decided to request a loan of 20,000 lempiras, with which she will buy more products to stock her store and increase her sales. Her goal is to improve her quality of life with the earnings generated by her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Linderman

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