A loan of $750 helped to buy sewing supplies.

Oscar Manuel's story

Oscar, 44, is single but has two children. He lives with his daughter in the municipality of Villanueva, Cortes. Oscar worked as a salesman in a store and for the last 13 years has had his own business manufacturing all types backpacks and purses that he sells in the local market and surrounding areas. He’s stayed in business thanks to loans and is currently asking for his third one for 15,000 Lempiras that he’ll use to buy fabric, zippers and thread to make backpacks and purse. His goal is to finish providing schooling for his children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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