A loan of $525 helped to buy ropes, hooks, sinkers, and two used coolers.


Marcelino's story

Marcelino is 45 years old, single, and has seven children. He lives with his sister and one of his children in a neighborhood in the town of Esparta, Atlántida.


Marcelino has been earning his living as a fisherman for 10 years. He catches a variety of fish and sells them in the community. Marcelino has been a client of ODEF for eight loan cycles. His current loan is in the amount of 10,000 HNL and will be used to buy fishing equipment such as ropes, hooks, sinkers, and two used coolers. His goal is to become prepared to fish so that he can increase his business and generate good income for his family’s welfare.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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