Tag Archives: Central America

Dúo Semillas De Esperanza Group – Clothing (San Juan Comalapa, Chimaltenango, Guatemala)

One member of “Dúo Semillas de Esperanza” (Seeds of Hope Duo) is Lidia Oneida, 21, who makes a living making and selling typical weaves. She has been doing this work for two years, and is requesting a loan for the purchase of material for the creation of weaves so that she can continue with her […]

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Carlos – Food Retail (Choluteca, Honduras)

Sr. Carlos, 53, lives with his wife in southern Honduras. His wife helps him with his business and every other way, too. Don Carlos has operated a retail fruits and vegetables business in his town for 15 years. He operates the business in a good location, right in the middle of the town, and the […]

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José Heriberto – Agriculture (El Salvador)

José, 22, is single and works growing corn to earn income and help his mother with expenses. He’s been working in this activity for four years having learned in on his own initiative since he grew up with his mother only and had to find a way to help her out economically. José wants to […]

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Kelvin Isael – Agriculture (San Carlos, Morazan, El Salvador)

Kelvin has decided to apply for a new loan because he has more opportunities in his work. He plans to buy a cow with a calf and sell more milk. This will also help him increase the size of his herd. In Kelvin’s experience the loans have been very satisfactory because he has been able […]

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Erlinda Del Carmen – Agriculture (El Salvador)

Erlinda lives with her husband and has two children, who are four and two years old. She works alongside her husband in farming, which allows them to have the food they need to survive with their children. They plant corn, beans, and sesame. She learned the planting process when she was a little girl and […]

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Eliezer Emilio Hernandez Zapata – Politics (Nicaragua)

Eliezer believes that with strength and willpower, it is possible for anyone to make a difference in the world. When you have the desire to initiate change, there will always be doors that will open for you. For Eliezer, that open door has been a loan, opening up the opportunity for a quality education. Without […]

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Aracely del Socorro Sanchez Garcia – Marketing (Nicaragua)

Thanks to this loan, Aracely is on track to complete her studies in marketing. She really likes everything about marketing, and she is so excited to be able to achieve this personal career goal. Without this loan, Aracely would still have taken her courses, but she would have been greatly delayed by the financial burden […]

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Alioska Junieth Ruiz Rugama – Pharmacy (Nicaragua)

Alioska is excited to be studying for a pharmacist. She is extremely grateful for this loan because without it, she would have to put her studies on hold while she worked elsewhere and gradually saved up her salary to pay for her education. She is very much looking forward to obtaining her degree because not […]

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Señor Alexander – Clothing retail (Ticuantepe, Nicaragua)

Señor Alexander, together with his wife and son, lives in the municipality of Ticuantepe. His greatest dream is to improve his quality of life and to give a better future to his family. He has made his living as a salesman for several years. He sought a loan to be able to purchase additional clothing […]

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Lucia Manuela – Clothing and fabric (Guatemala)

Lucia is a 36 year old single mother who studied through her second year in primary school. She has two children, one of whom is in school. She sells clothing for women, a business she started with initial support from her family. She requested a loan in order to purchase additional supplies: cuts of fabric, […]

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