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Gerta Ligia
Gerta Ligia V. is a young woman of 26. She lives in Nuevos Colorados and she makes 'cuajada' (a compact, cheese product). She also raises pigs. Gerta sells her products in Choluteca and in the city of Tegucigalpa to people who make orders with her every week. She sells her pigs monthly to a number of buyers who come from San Lorenzo.

Gerta works in this business together with her mother. They work hard to get ahead and have a better quality of life. She will use her loan to buy cow's milk and rennet tablets.
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la joven Gerta Ligia V. tiene 26 aƱos de edad, vive en la colonia Nuevos Colorados y se dedica a la produccion de cuajada, tambien tiene cria de cerdos.
su producto lo distribuye en Choluteca y en la cuidad de Tegucigalpa a personas que le hacen pedidos todas las semanas, los cerdos los vende mensualmente a varios compradores que vienen de San Lorenzo.
Gerta realiza esta actividad junto con su madre, trabajan duro para salir adelante y tener una mejor calidad de vida.
el credito lo utilizara para la compra de leche de vaca y pastillas de cuajo.

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
  • 112
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,213,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Gerta Ligia to buy cow's milk and rennet tablets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2010
Dec 13, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 20, 2012