A loan of $275 helped to buy corn, beans, and rice for his business.

Carmelo's story

Carmelo is 46 years old, lives with his life partner, and has three children who are still supported by their father. He lives in the community La Cuesta, San Lorenzo, in the southern part of Honduras. He has a house of his own, and for the last five years he has worked selling corn. His clients are the small grocery stores and retailers.

Don Carmelo is a hardworking man, with a wish to get ahead in life. With the support of this loan, he will be able to do so. He is requesting this loan to buy corn, beans, and rice. He is a good client who meets the loan payments, and has received many loans from Prisma.

Carmelo’s dream is to improve his house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – March, 2014

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marila Arana

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