A loan of $750 helped to buy clothes, shoes and basic staple goods.

Melmi Nohemy's story

Melmi, 27, is a single mother; she has a daughter living with her in the municipality of Gracias, Lempira. She used to study and had a small grocery store. Now her business is better stocked and she also sells merchandise like clothes and shoes.

She’s asked for her second loan for 15,000 Lempiras to buy more basic staple goods like beans, rice, lard, corn, flour, soft-drinks, bread, cheese, butter, etc. and also to buy more merchandise like shoes and clothes for women and men aimed at increasing clientele and sales. Her goal is to move forward with the business and to gradually grow.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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