A loan of $550 helped to buy stock merchandise for her store.


Marta Lidia's story

Marta, 58, is married and lives in a neighborhood in Puerto Cortes with her son and husband. Three years ago she decided to have her own business and opened a grocery store where she sells basic family staple items like basic grains, soft-drinks, packaged snacks, sugar, shortening, condiments, canned goods, noodles, soap, etc.

The loan she’s requested is for 10,000 Lempiras and it’s her second ODEF loan. She will use it to buy packages snacks, soft-drinks, basic grains and other grocery items to stock her grocery store and attract more customers. Her plan is to expand the business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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