A loan of $575 helped a member to buy escargot, shrimp, salted nuts, sandwiches, sea bass, etc. for her business.


G.s Cedeño #5 Group's story

Nery is a hardworking woman who lives in a southern community in Honduras with her husband and their four children. She has worked buying and selling seafood for the last 10 years. She sells her products door to door in her community, including at nearby farmhouses. She needs this loan in order to buy products such as escargot, shrimp, salted nuts, sandwiches, sea bass, etc. She needs these items to satisfy demand from her customers.

Nery, just like her group members, hope that this loan will help them to acquire the items they need in their businesses. Nery hopes to increase her sales and turn a higher profit to help improve the quality of life of her family. Nery dreams of growing her business, and of it becoming the best-known throughout the region. This will help her to support her children as they continue studying so they have more opportunities in life.

Carlos is 32 years old. He has been selling artisanal fishes for 10 years. Gloria is 23 years old. She has been selling canned goods for the last five years.

Choluteca, Honduras – March 2013

In this group: Nery Sagrario, Carlos Eduardo, Gloria Esthela
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Craven



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