A loan of $1,225 helped a member to buy lime, firewood and corn for her business.


G.s El Cerro Group's story

Norma is a hardworking and honest person, she lives in a community south of Honduras with her husband and five grandchildren. For 10 years her business has been the making and sale of tortillas, she sells them from her house to the neighbors of her community. Norma and her group are requesting a loan for their businesses, she wants to buy raw materials such as lime, firewood and corn needed to make her product. Norma hopes that the loan will be very helpful because she will have all the inputs needed to continue making her product, she also expect an increase in sales and this way have more income that benefit her and her family's lifestyle. She hopes to grow her business and this way continue to support her family so that they have opportunities in the future. Paula is 53, her business for 10 years has been to make and sell tortillas Cinthia is 23, her business for 3 years has been to buy and sell seafood. Arles is 31, his business for 8 years has been to buy and sell seafood. Dilcia is 21, her business for 2 years has been to make and sell tortillas.

Choluteca, Honduras – September 2013

In this group: Norma Azucena, Paula, Cinthia, Arles , Dilcia Liliana
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt



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