A loan of $275 helped to buy different fabrics, needles, buttons, thread, muslin, etc. for her business.

Reina Iris's story

Reina is 44 years old. She lives in southern Honduras. She lives with her daughter, who helps her with her business activity. Her business is sewing and tailoring. She has done this work for 14 years in the community where she lives.

Reina's business is in a strategic place where a lot of people go by. This makes her have a lot of demand for each of her customers with whom she has worked a long time, offering them her services.

Reina needs the loan to buy various fabrics, needles, buttons, thread, muslins, sippers, etc. The impact she hopes to have with the loan is for her business to grow and generate income, which will allow her to improve her family's quality of life a little. Reina's plans for the future are to keep growing in her own business and make it one of the best in the city.

Choluteca, Honduras - April, 2013.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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