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Margarita T. was born August 15th, 1970, and she is 38. A long time ago she started to like commerce. She sold cosmetics, clothes, and meat by the pound, but in small quantities. Little by little her business was growing. With the passage of the years, she had the idea to set up a stall in the Los Dolores market in the capital city.

After applying, much time passed, and then she was approved. She set up a butcher shop named Manoa.

She has three children, and together with her husband they have been able to get ahead. Her life has been very hard, but now the reward is good. Her business is growing a lot. She bought another place to expand her business, but she needs capital to buy more meat and have more sales.
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la Sra. Margarita T. nacio el 15 de agosto de 1970, ella tiene 38 años de edad, ella hace mucho tiempo empezo a gustarle el comercio y vendia cosmeticos, ropa y carne por libras pero en cantidades minimas, pero poco a poco fue creciendo y con el pasar de los años tuvo la idea de poner un puesto en el mercado los dolores de la ciudad capital, despues de tanto tiempo de solicitar el local se lo aprobaron y puso una carniceria con el nombre de MANOA, ella tiene tres hijos los cuales junto a su esposo han logrado sacar adelante, la vida de ella ha sido muy dura pero en estos momentos la recompenza es buena y su negocio esta creciendo mucho ya que ahora compro otro local para ampliar su negocio pero necesita capital para poder comprar mas carnes y tener mas ventas.

Additional Information

Prisma Honduras, S.A.

This loan is administered by Prisma Honduras. Prisma is one of Kiva's first field partners in Central America and has funded over 2,500 entrepreneurs through Kiva since 2008. Prisma funds smaller than average loans for micro-entrepreneurs to help them grow businesses in urban and rural areas. To improve living conditions in Honduras, the organization strives to empower women who lack access to traditional financial services, and promotes solar panels to deliver clean, affordable electricity to rural areas. Through its four branches in southern and central Honduras, Prisma provides access to financial products to some of the poorest and most isolated communities in the country.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 101
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,207,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Margarita buy beef, pork and chicken.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2009
May 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010