A loan of $250 helped to buy lard, eggs, oil, toilet paper, chicken, beef, sausages, tomato paste, spaghetti, soda, water, milk, rice, beans,coffee and bread for her business.


Karen's story

Karen is 22 and lives with her husband and son, in a house located in a village South of Honduras. Three years ago, she started selling basic need products. Karen is preferred by her customers because of her good service in the business located in her residence, she sells everything related with basic need products and also sells firewood, she opens from Monday to Sunday. Karen is requesting a loan to buy lard, eggs, oil, toilet paper, chicken, beef, sausages, tomato paste, spaghetti, soda, water, milk, rice, beans,coffee and bread for her business. With this loan she will have more inventory and as a result increase her income and be able to meet her commitments. Karen's dream is that her son can continue to study.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - May 2013.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt



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