A loan of $650 helped to buy rice, sugar, coffee, bread, shortening, beans, cheese, eggs, salt, soft drinks, etc. for her business.


Ana Cristina's story

Ana Cristina, 26, is married and has two dependant children, ages six months and eight years. She lives in her own house in the community of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras.

For six years Ana Cristina has been running a grocery store from her home. Her customers are friends and people who visit daily.

Ana Cristina is a hard-working woman who wants to provide for her family. She is requesting a loan to buy rice, sugar, coffee, bread, shortening, beans, cheese, eggs, salt, soft drinks, etc. The loan will allow her to purchase more products and earn more profit, since she will be able to provide better customer service.

Her goal is to expand her business. This is her sixth loan through Prisma.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - September, 2013.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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