A loan of $1,325 helped to buy corn, beans, cold cuts, chicken, beef, soft drinks, rice, sugar, etc. for his store.


Jose Isamir's story

José is 28 years old and lives in the southern area of Honduras. He lives with his children and his wife, who helps him in his business. He has a small general store, work that he has been doing for four years in the community where he lives. José's business is located at a very strategic location because it is on the Pan-American highway and this makes it much visited. He has customers that he has been serving for a long time, providing them his products.

José needs the loan for the purchase of corn, beans, cold cuts, chicken, beef, soft drinks, rice, sugar, etc. The expected impact of the loan is that his business will grow, as he will buy many more products. José hopes to satisfy the needs of each one of his customers, who visit him daily. Due to the quality of his products he has a great deal of demand.

José's plans for the future are to continue growing his business and generating better income so that he can have a better quality of life, both for himself and his family.


Choluteca, Honduras - April 2013.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie



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