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Ismary Cecilia
Ismary M. is 35 years old and is the mother of three precious girls. She has been working at her present business for the past year. She has a small grocery store where she sells products like soaps, soft drinks, chicken, pasta, sauces, popcorn, margarine, and many other things. Her store has a great location with a lot of traffic. Ismary buys $474 worth of goods during the week and she sells $586. Her profit is $112 a week. She needs a loan to buy merchandise in bulk, since she can get the merchandise at better prices than the normal prices. She lives with her husband and her three children. Her dream is to have a little market that is all set up with all of the necessary items so that she can serve her customers well.

(Translated by Sonia of San Roque High School)

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la Sra. Ismary M. tiene 35 años de edad, es madre de tres preciosas niñas, tiene de dedicarse a este negocio hace un año, en su pulperia vende productos como ser jabones, refrescos, pollos, espaguetis, salsas, palomitas de maiz, margarina y otros, el negocio se encuentra en un lugar estrategico donde transita mucha gente. la sra compra a la semana $474 y vende $586 obteniendo una ganancia de $112 a la semana, ella necesita el credito para comprar mas mercaderia al por mayor, ya que asi se consiguen a mejor precio de lo normal, ella vive con su esposo y sus tres hijas, el sueño de ella es tener un mercadito bien instalado con todas las necesidades para atender a sus clientes.

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
  • 83
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Ismary Cecilia to buy rice, sugar, churros, pasta, flour, spaghetti, lard, oil, sausages, and milk products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2009
Jun 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2010