A loan of $450 helped to buy goods such as flour, shortening, sauce and other pizza ingredients.

Hans Buchanan's story

Hans Buchanan, 46, is married and has a daughter. He lives in one of the villages of the Lopez Arellano sector in Choloma, Cortes. Hans has a pizza business at home that he and his wife have been running for four years, working all day. He uses his bicycle to sell and makes home deliveries. Pizza has a good sales volume in the area since it can be eaten at any time of the day. He has a good customer base among the school children in the area who eat pizza for afternoon snack.

Hans is requesting a loan, his third, in the amount of 9,000 HNL, to buy pizza ingredients. The main item will be flour, which he will buy wholesale in order to save money. He will also buy shortening, sauce, etc. His goal is to have a pizza shop one day and expand his business to help his daughter with her education.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess

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