A loan of $275 helped to buy corn and firewood for her business.


Olga Marina's story

Olga Marina is 38 years old, married, and has four children who depend on her. She lives in the community of San Lorenzo, a valley in the south of Honduras. Olga Marina has her own house, and for a year she has worked making tortillas. She wakes up early every day to grind the corn to sell the tortillas, and this has provided her many good clients. Olga Marina is requesting the loan to buy corn and firewood. It is her first loan that she is requesting, and with its help, she wants to prepare herself with firewood and corn. They're a little less expensive right now, and she wants to take advantage. Her dream is to improve her home this year.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – January 2014

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Malia Hinson



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