A loan of $425 helped to buy food for his business.

Jose's story

José, 25, is a single young man who lives with his mother and his sister in a community of San Lorenzo in the south of Honduras. He makes a living selling groceries and basic staples.

José's business is in his house where all the people from his village and from nearby villages visit him. He has made a living with this business for two years. His customers prefer him for his good service and friendliness.

José's requesting the loan to buy chips, water, coffee, refreshments, bread, milk, eggs, shortening, beans, sugar, rice, etc. With the profits and the support of this loan he wants to get ahead and continue improving his income.

José's dream is to have a bigger business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras, April 2013

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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