A loan of $1,250 helped to stock his business with products like basic grains, sugar, eggs, bread, pastas, cleaning products, dairy products, etc.


Orlando's story

Orlando, 48, is married, has three children, and lives in the municipality of Esparta, Atlántida. Orlando, motivated by the difficult economic situation and the will to overcome, he decided to set up his own business. It's a small grocery store where he sells basic staples, cleaning products, meats, dairy products, etc. He has 14 years of experience in the business and it is his source of income for his family. He has asked for a second loan in the amount of 25,000 lempiras, which he will use to buy products to stock his business and provide better service to his customers, meeting the demand of goods like basic grains, sugar, eggs, bread, pastas, cleaning products, dairy products, etc. His goal is for his business to continue prospering and to have the income he needs to always give his children a better life and the education they need.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Caitlin Jones



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