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Maria Petrona
Maria is 59 years old and married to Ubence, who works as a mason. At their ages they have no dependent children. Maria has been selling fish and shrimp, seven days a week, for four years.

Maria is asking for this loan in order to buy white fish, red fish, and shrimp. Fish sells very well during the approaching holy week and she would like to be well prepared to meet her customers’ needs. Maria is a very responsible, honest person.
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la señora Maria Petrona F. tiene 59 años de edad, esta casada con el señor Ubence Reina quien se dedica a la albañileria, a esta edad ningun hijos depende de ellos.

la señora F. se dedica a la venta de pescado y camarones, tiene 4 años de dedicarse a este tipo de actividad, sus ventas son todos los dias de la semana.

Maria esta solicitando el credito para compra de pescado blanco, pescado rojo y camarones.
en estas fechas que se aproxima semana santa el pescado es muy vendido y quiere estar bien preperada para cubrir con todas las exigencias de sus clientes.
Maria es una persona muy responsable y honesta.

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
  • $8,803,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Maria Petrona buy fish for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2010
Feb 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010