A loan of $1,050 helped to stock her store.


Maria Esther's story

Maria is 43 years old, married, has three children, and lives in Choloma, Cortes. A year ago Maria set up her own business; a convenience store where she sells basic food products such as basic grains, pills, soap, sugar, lard, eggs, salt, bread, etc. Her husband is a farmer and she tends to the store all day. She has decided to ask for this loan for 20,000 Lempiras in order to stock her store with family food products such as basic grains, bread, salt, eggs, condiments, canned goods, and other things in order to increase her sales. Her goal is to expand her business so she can have better earnings.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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