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Delmy Jaquelina
Delmy Jaquelina P. B., 43, lives in Choluteca’s El Barquito neighborhood; she sells snacks like tacos, enchiladas, baleadas (wheat flour tortilla, often quite thick, folded in half and filled with mashed fried beans), tortillas with quesillo (a cottage cheese-like cheese), etc. She also sells soft-drinks, juices, water in cans and plastic bags. She states that she is very happy because her business grows a little every day.

She will use the funds to buy ingredients to make the snacks as well as soft-drinks, juices and water. One of her highest-selling items is the soft-drinks because the weather in Choluteca is very warm and many people buy soft-drinks to quench their thirst.

Profits obtained will be used to cover household expenses.
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la sra. Delmy Jaquelina P. B. tiene 43 años de edad, vive en la colonia el Barquito en la ciudad de Choluteca. Delmy se dedica a la venta de golosinas como ser tacos, enchiladas, baleadas, tortillas con quesillo etc. tambien vende refrescos, jugos y agua en bote y en bolsa.
dice sentirse muy feliz ya que su negocio esta creciendo poco a poco cada dia.
el prestamo lo va a utilizar para comprar materia prima para hacer las golosinas, comprar refrescos, jugos y agua. una de las cosas que mas vende son los refrescos ya que Choluteca es una ciudad muy caliente y muchas personas compran refrescos para saciar la sed.
las ganancias que obtenga las necesita para cubrir con los gastos de su hogar.

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
  • 29
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Delmy Jaquelina to buy soft-drinks, juices, water, tortillas, beans, quesillo (similar to cottage cheese), lard, cooking oil, salt, spices, meats, cheeses, potatoes and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 30, 2010
Apr 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011