A loan of $500 helped to buy water, rice, sugar, beans, eggs, and beverages for her business.


Maria Teodora's story

Maria Teodora is 37 and single. She sells beverages and groceries. Her customers are her friends and neighbors. She sells beverages and a wide range of basic food items. María Teodora used her first loan to invest in her seafood business, and with her profits, she was able to open a small grocery store in her house.

She has applied for this loan to buy water, rice, sugar, beans, eggs, beverages, and more. Her business is located in the city of Amapala in southern Honduras. María Teodora will use her earnings and the funding to move forward and keep growing her business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – September 2013

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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