A loan of $250 helped to buy melons, watermelons, pineapples, mangos, bananas, etc. for his business.

Alex Omar's story

Alex is 23 years old. He lives with his wife in a house located in the town of La Cuesta in southern Honduras. For more than 3 years he has worked selling produce such as watermelons, melons, tomatoes, oranges, plantains, avocados, tomatoes, etc.

Alex' customers are his friends and neighbors in his community and he sells Mondays through Sundays, going out to different places in his vehicle. Alex is asking for the loan to buy more melons, watermelons, pineapples, mangos, bananas, etc. and to go out to different places to improve the income for his household and keep growing in the business.

Alex's dream is to expand his business more.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - September, 2013

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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