A loan of $1,000 helped to buy beans, flour, eggs, rice, coffee, tortillas, etc. for her business.


Maria's story

María Isabel is 30 years old, married with three dependent children. She lives in a house which is located in a neighborhood of San Lorenzo in the south of Honduras. María Isabel sells food and candies. She is requesting this loan to buy beans, flour, eggs, rice, coffee, tortillas, etc., raw material she needs to make her food. She also wants to paint her stand and buy an industrial stove. With the help of the loan she wants to increase her revenues. The demand for her products is quite good and she wants to make her shop better so as to serve more people and generate more income. María Isabel's dream is to have her own house as she currently rents.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - September 2013

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonard delaney



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