A loan of $650 helped to purchase shirts, blouses, pants, dresses and other items for her business.


Jacinta's story

Jacinta is 55 years old and lives with her two children in her own home. The live in a community in Nacaome, a valley in the south of Honduras. For 15 years she has sold clothing as a street vendor, and she has two people from whom she buys her merchandise. Her customers consist of friends and other people who have been customers for many years.

She is a hardworking person and is motivated to help her family get ahead. She is seeking a loan in order to purchase shirts, blouses, pants, dresses and other items for her business. The Christmas season is approaching, and she has many orders she wishes to fill. With the support of the loan she will be able to increase her income, and her business will grow a little more.

Her dream is to have a well-supplied business so that she can improve her earnings.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - November 2013

Translator profile picture

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kevin Bohnert



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams




Loan details