A loan of $250 helped to buy corn, firewood and lime powder for her business.


Rosa Idalia's story

Ms Rosa is a very hardworking and responsible person. She lives along side her children and husband in a community in southern Honduras. Her business of selling and making tortillas is well-known in her community. Ms Rosa needs the loan to buy corn, lime powder and firewood, which are necessary to continue making her product.

Thanks to the loan she hopes to have the necessary products to continue carrying out her business. She also hopes to cover the demand of her clients and at the same time, increase her business's sales. Ms Rosa hopes that her business continues growing and becomes the most well-known of the community. This way, she can continue supporting her family and her children can continue with school and have better opportunities in life.


Choluteca, Honduras – July 2013

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Gleason



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