A loan of $800 helped to buy clothes, backpacks, sandals and others.

Luis Alonso's story

Luis, 59, is married and has three children living with him in a neighborhood in the municipality of Yoro. Fourteen years ago Luis decided to have his own business selling merchandise like clothes, sandals, tennis shoes, caps, school supplies, deodorant, shaving cream, talc, creams, etc., and low-cost novelties. His business is located in a stand in the municipal market. He’s decided on a 15,000 Lempira loan to buy clothes like pants and shirts and backpacks, sandals and others to have a variety of products in stock and increase profits. His goal is to have a strong business to provide better quality of life for his family and to succeed in having his own locale.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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