A loan of $1,250 helped to buy a variety of clothing to sell.


Maria Esperanza's story

María is 43 years old, a single mother, has four children and lives in the San Francisco, Atlántida neighborhood. She has always been a merchant; she has been selling clothing such as blouses, pants, t-shirts, skirts, shorts, etc. for 6 years. She sells door to door and from her home. She has maintained this business through various loans from ODEF. Today she seeks her fifth loan for 25,000 Lempiras, which will be used to buy a variety of clothing to sell. Her plan is to improve her business so that her children can attend school.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cindy Kendall



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