A loan of $325 helped purchase rice, bread, soft drinks, butter, eggs and other items for his grocery store.

Jorge's story

Jorge is 33 years old and single. He has two children. He lives in the city of Quimistán in Santa Bárbara with his children and a sister. He has worked always in agriculture but a year ago, he decided to earn a regular income. He set up a grocery business where he sells soft drinks, bread, butter, flour, rice, etc. He wants his business to have more of a selection. He has decided to request a loan for 6,000 Lempiras in order to purchase more products like rice, bread, soft drinks, butter, eggs and other items. His plan is to grow his business in order improve his quality of life and that of his family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lauren Jackson

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