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Señora Gloria Z. T. is 42 and lives in La Era in the city of Tegucigalpa and makes a living by making and selling corn tortillas. She sells them in her home Monday through Sunday from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. She has a lot of clients who are her neighbors and also fills large orders. She will use the loan to buy firewood, lime, corn flour, and water, since her customers are asking for more tortillas, and her current production does not cover all of the orders. She needs the profits to cover her living expenses.
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la sra. Gloria Z. T. tiene 42 años de edad, vive en la Colonia La Era de la ciudad de Tegucigalpa y se dedica a la produccion y venta de tortillas de maiz, las cuales las vende en su casa de habitacion de Lunes a Domingo de 6:00am a 7:00pm. tiene muchos clientes los cuales son sus vecinos y tambien por pedidos grandes.
el credito lo utilizara para la compra de leña, cal, harina de maiz y agua, ya que ahora sus clientes le piden mas y su produccion no cubre con todos los pedidos.
las ganancias las necesita para cubrir con los gastos del 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
  • 95
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,680,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Gloria to buy firewood, corn flour, lime, and water.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2010
Oct 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011