A loan of $750 helped to buy blouses, shirts, soft drinks, detergents, toilet paper, water, etc. for his business.


Carlos Agusto's story

Carlos, 34, is single and has no children. He lives with his mother in the community of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras. For seven years he has been selling water, soft-drinks, clothing, cornmeal, etc.

Manyof his customers are the friends and neighbors who visit his home to mill corn. In the early morning hours he also goes out to sell water from is car and now he sells other products at home.

Carlos is requesting a loan to buy blouses, shorts, soft drinks, detergents, toilet paper, water, etc. for his business. He hopes the investment will allow him to improve his income over the Christmas season when sales are higher. He his happy about working with Prisma.

Carlos is requesting his sixth loan and wants to continue working to get ahead. One of his goals is to improve his business and quality of life.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - November 2013

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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