A loan of $1,000 helped to stock products like lard, rice, beans, rice, sausages, dairy products,cleaning products and soft drinks.


Maria Josefa's story

María Josefa is 69 years old, married and has five children. She lives with her husband in the municipality of Choloma, Cortes. María Josefa has a source of income, which is her small store. She sells food products like flour, rice, beans, sugar, lard, medicines, sweets, grocery products besides selling Big Cola soft drinks wholesale.

María Josefa is requesting another loan from ODEF of 20,000 HNL to buy more products to keep her store stocked. She will buy lard, rice, beans, rice, sausages, dairy products,cleaning products and soft drinks to keep up with customer demand. Her objective is to increase her sales to generate more revenue and manage to have a higher standard of living.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonardo



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