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Señora Digna lives in the hamlet of El Cerro de Marcovia with her husband and two children. Digna makes and sells tortillas from her home. She gets up early every day to make her tortillas.
Digna's husband helps cover the household costs.
She will use this loan to purchase corn, firewood and lime. Digna works very hard to get her business ahead and to make a better income. She needs this in order to offer her children an education and a better quality of life.
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La señora Digna vive en la aldea el Cerro de Marcovia, ahi vive con su esposo y sus dos hijos, Digna se dedica a la produccion y venta de tortillas, actividad que realiza desde su casa de habitacion, todos los dias se levanta temprano para elaborar sus tortillas.
Digna tiene la ayuda de su esposo para cubrir los gastos del hogar.
el credito lo utilizara para la compra de maiz, leña y cal, Digna trabaja muy fuerte para sacar adelante su negocio y obtener mayores ingresos los cuales los necesita para darle estudios y una mejor calidad de vida a sus hijos.

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
  • 102
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,207,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Digna to purchase corn, firewood, and lime.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2011
Sep 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012