A loan of $750 helped to buy blouses, dresses, trousers, skirts, shirts, swimsuits, shoes, and other items.


Karen Yanina's story

Sra. Karen Yanina is 33 years old, married, and has three dependent children. She lives in the community of San Lorenzo, Valle in southern Honduras. Karen does not own a home and has been selling clothes and shoes for all ages for the past nine years. She conducts her sales from home and as a traveling vendor.

Doña Karen Yanina is requesting a loan in order to buy blouses, dresses, trousers, skirts, shirts, swimsuits, shoes, and other items. In addition, she needs the loan in order to buy meat for making hamburgers and tacos that she can sell.

With the support of this loan, Doña Karen Yanina intends to improve her earnings and restock her business. Her dream is to expand her business and build a house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – July 2013

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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