A loan of $800 helped to buy seasonal fruit and vegetables.

Karen Waleska's story

Karen, 32, is a single mother; she has a daughter that lives with her in a village in the municipality of San Pedro Sula. Karen’s always worked in commerce. Six years ago she decided to sell seasonal fruit and vegetables like chilies, carrots, cabbage, mangoes, tomatoes, cilantro and others. Her business is located in a stand in the city’s market.

She’s asking for a 15,000 Lempira loan to buy seasonal fruit and vegetables to be able to sell to her customers in large amounts. Her goal is to grow in business in order to save to fix her house and improve her living conditions.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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