A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase rice, beans, lard, eggs, oil, toilet paper, chicken, sausages, tomato paste, spaghetti, beverages, churros, coffee, bread and other items.


Nely Suyapa's story

Nely is 38 years old and lives with her children at their home in the small town of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras. She has made a living for the past 13 years selling food products. Nely works seven days a week, and her customers are friends and neighbors who visit her daily. Her store is located in her home. Nely is requesting the loan to purchase more products, such as rice, beans, lard, eggs, oil, toilet paper, chicken, sausages, tomato paste, spaghetti, beverages, churros, coffee, bread and other items. With the support of this loan, Nely expects to expand her inventory as well as her sales and improve the financial situation of her and her family a little. Her dream is to be able to buy a car.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marty Greenstein



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