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A loan of $600 helped to buy shrimp for her business.


Celina's story

Celina is 34 years old and she lives with her husband and their children. She does not have her own home. For the past four years she has been working at her business selling shrimp and fish. She does her selling in the markets of Tegucigalpa.

Celina travels with her product via bus from where she lives in San Lorenzo to Tegucigalpa three times a week and she also sells at home to her friends and neighbors.

Celina is a hardworking woman who wants to get her family ahead. She is asking for this loan to buy 600 lbs of shrimp. With the help of this loan, she hopes to improve her profits because she will have more product to sell her customers.

Celina's customers prefer her because she has good product. She is very happy to keep working with Prisma and her dream for this year is to start construction on her home.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - May 2013

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alyson Trowbridge



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