A loan of $500 helped to buy stock merchandise for her store.


Blanca Iris's story

Blanca, 32, is a single mother of two children and lives in the municipality of San Pedro Sula. She’s had a small grocery business for five years where she sells basic staples like soft-drinks, shortening, sugar, rice, bread, eggs, soap, condiments, tomato paste, sweets, etc. The loan she’s requested is her third with ODEF and is for 10,000 Lempiras she’ll use to buy food items like soft-drinks, shortening, sugar, bread, shacks, milk and others to sell and earn higher profits. Her goal is for the business to grow until it becomes a grocery store.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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