A loan of $1,050 helped to stock her business with products such as staple grains, dairy products, cold meats, soft drinks, and potato crisps, etc.


Maria Luisa's story

María Luisa is 61 years old. She is married and lives with her husband and one of her children in a town in the Choloma area, Cortes.

She set up her own business over three years ago. She runs a small grocery store where she sells staple grains, soft drinks, potato crisps, cold meats, sugar, and cleaning products, etc.

This is her 10th loan cycle. The loan she is requesting is for 20,000 Lempiras. She plans to use the money to stock her shop with goods such as staple cereals, dairy products, cold meats, soft drinks, and potato crisps, among other products.

Her aim is to improve her business so that it can grow and she can earn a better income, and then make improvements to her house.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Suzanne Carey



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