A loan of $425 helped to buy clothing.

Carina Gabriela's story

Carina, 32, lives in the southern part of Honduras with her children and her husband, who support her in her job.

Her business is selling new merchandise, a job she has done for six years in the community where she lives. Carina works as a street vendor in several neighboring towns and hamlets. She distributes her products to a lot of people with whom she has worked for many years.

Carina needs the loan to buy pants, shirts, t-shirts, boxers, blouses, bikinis, skirts, children's outfits, shoes, sandals, etc.

The desired impact of the loan is to be able to satisfy her customers' needs by having a greater variety of products to counter her demand.

Carina's plans for the future are to continue growing in her own business, get a store for new merchandise, and also generate better income for herself so she can improve her quality of life a little.

Choluteca , Honduras, April 2013

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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