A loan of $225 helped to buy soft drinks, coffee, bread, rice, sugar, lard, beans, cheese, butter, potatoes, yucca and onions for his business.


Faustino's story

Faustino is 61 years old. He lives with his wife. He does not have any dependent children. He lives in the community of San Lorenzo, a valley in southern Honduras. He has his own home and for 11 years has been selling groceries, soft drinks and vegetables. He also sells pork. Faustino also works in construction. He rents apartments. His customers are his friends, neighbors and passersby on the road that leads towards the hospital. It is a good area where he has his business. Faustino has good customers. He is a good worker and forward looking. His desire is to improve. He is requesting the loan to buy soft drinks, coffee, bread, rice, sugar, lard, beans, cheese, butter, potatoes, yucca and onions. With the support of this loan, he hopes that his income and business improve a little. His dream is to construct more rooms to rent. San Lorenzo, Honduras - March 2013.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jacqueline Demeranville



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