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Maria Otilia
Maria S. is 66 years old and is a widow. She lives in the Flor del Campo neighborhood of Tegucigalpa.

Maria works washing clothing and supports herself with this work, which she does 3 days a week. She also receives a small pension from the Honduran Social Security Institute because of her husband's death.

Maria will use this loan to make improvements to her home. She is a responsible and outgoing person and is well liked by her neighbors. She says that she feels happy and is building her house bit by bit in order to have everything as she wants it.
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la sra. Maria S. tiene 66 años de edad y es viuda, vive en la colonia Flor del Campo de la ciudad Capital.
Maria se dedica a lavado de ropa, de esta actividad se sostiene, lo hace 3 veces por semana.
tambien recibe un dinero de una pension del Instituto Hodureño de Seguridad Social por la muerte de su esposo.
Maria utilizara el credito para hacerle una mejora a su casa.
Maria es una mujer responsable, sociable y es muy querida por sus vecinas.
dice sentirse feliz ya que va contruyendo su casa poco a poco y la esta dejando como ella quiere.

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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 97
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,686,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Maria Otilia purchase of cement, bricks, sand and flooring.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 2, 2010
Listed
Jul 13, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011