A loan of $1,225 helped to buy basic grains, dairy products and groceries.

Doris Yaneth's story

Doris is 46 years old, she is a single mother, she has 2 children and she lives in the municipality of Santa Cruz de Yojoa. Previously engaged in selling meals, more than 3 years ago she opened a grocery store where she works 14 hours a day selling basic necessities such as rice, sugar, beans, dairy products, pasta, sausages and groceries. She has succeeded in getting ahead thanks to this activity and she is determined to keep on working. She has invested in a few loans in order to keep her activity stable. This will be her seventh loan and she is requesting 25,000 lempiras that she will invest in the purchase of basic grains, dairy products and groceries to stock up her store. She wishes for her activity to keep on growing, and she hopes to succeed in improving her family’s standard of living as well as to succeed in granting an education to her children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa

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