A loan of $1,075 helped to stock the store with food items such as butter, sugar, soft drinks, beans, flour, sugar, salt, rice, eggs, chicken, medicines etc.


Marco Tulio's story

Marco Tulio is 45 years old, single, and lives with his mother in the city of Choloma, Cortes. 15 years ago, Marco established his own business in order to generate his own income to help his family. He sells basic foodstuffs his store such as rice, beans, butter, flour, sugar etc. He is a very hard-working and responsible individual. Odef has supported him through several loans to keep his business running. Today, he needs another 21000 lempiras to stock the products he needs and that customers request regularly such as beans, rice, flour, eggs, butter, salt, sugar, chicken, soft drinks, medicines, etc. His goal is to keep working and obtain the financial solvency he needs in the future.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Chloe Pilpel



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