Mrs. Maria has a small grocery store that operates under the name “Pulperia Mary”. It is located in her house in the Pueblo Nuevo community in the city of Danlí. She has been working as a storekeeper for three years. During this time she has obtained the knowledge of running a profitable business. Little by little she has been gaining more customers because of the good assortment of products they see in her store.
Mrs. Maria is a single mother and her business helps her generate the income necessary to support her home. She would like to improve her life. She told us that her dream is to have a larger market in which she would have all types of products to sell to her customers.
la sra. MARIA CONCEPCION C. I. cuenta con una pulperia que opera bajo el nombre de Pulperia "Mary" esta ubicada en su casa de habitacion en el Barrio Pueblo Nuevo de la ciudad de Danlí, tiene 3 años de dedicarse a esta tipo de actividad el cual durante todo este tiempo lo ha sabido administrar muy bien, y con ello poco a poco ha sabido ganar la clientela por lo buen surtido que luce su negocio.
La Sra. Concepcion es madre soltera, y su negocio que le permite generar mayores ingresos para poder mantener su hogar, ella desea mejorar sus condiciones de vida, nos comento que su sueño es tener un mercadito grande en el cual tenga todo tipo de productos para vender a sus clientes.
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.
A loan of $325 helped Maria Concepcion she will buy soft drinks, milk products, pastas, sugar, beans, tortillas, rice, wheat and corn flour, cookies, candy, lard, oil, salt, spices, canned juice, toilet paper and eggs.