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Sra. Francisca C. is 56 years old, married, and does not have any dependent children. Her husband works and helps support their household. Francisca sells fish and shrimp. She has been in this business for eight years. Her products are acquired at El Zope Beach and sold in the department of Comayagua to different restaurants in the area. She also sells to individual retail customers. The days when she sells are Wednesdays and Fridays. Francisca transports her products in her minibus.

She is requesting a loan in order to buy whitefish, shrimp, snapper fillets, and clams. Thanks to her business, she has been able to cover her household expenses. She is very happy because her business continues to grow each day.

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la señora Francisca C. tiene 56 años de edad, es casada y no tiene hijos que dependan de su matrimonio, su esposo trabaja y aporta al hogar. Francisca se dedica a vender pescado y camarones
esta actividad la realiza desde hace 8 años. Este producto lo compra en la playa El Zope y lo comercializa en el departamento de Comayagua a varios restaurantes de la zona, y tambien vende a personas al detalle.

Los dias de venta son los miercoles y viernes, el producto lo trasporta en auto bus.

esta solicitando el credito para comprar pescado blanco, camaron pargo, filete y curiles.
gracias a este negocio logra cubrir con los gastos de su hogar.
se siente muy feliz porque su negocio esta creciendo cada dia mas.

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
  • 79
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,175,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Francisca purchase seafood to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2010
Jan 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010