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

Maria Felipa's story

María is a responsible, hard-working, honest person who lives with her children in the community of Choluteca in southern Honduras. She sells tortillas for a living and has been in business for several years.

María is in need of a loan to buy corn, firewood and limewater to continue making her products. She wants to increase sales by offering more products to her customers who visit her daily.

María hopes to meet her needs and improve her family's lifestyle. In a few years she hopes to expand her business and turn it into one of the largest, well-known businesses in the area so she can help her children get ahead, giving them more opportunities in life so they can be good people.

Choluteca, Honduras - August, 2013

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess

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