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Ela Gricelda
Ela, 41, is a merchant. She sells goods of daily necessity in a small grocery store in her home. Her customers prefer her because Ela is a very charismatic woman and takes good care of her customers. She also sells good-quality products and her prices are fair for the people who live in her area.

She will use the loan to buy groceries to stock her store. She wants to have it well stocked for the Christmas season which is when she sells the most. She is already preparing for that holiday. She needs the income to cover her costs of living.
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La Sra. Ela tiene 41 aƱos de edad y se dedica al comercio, su actividad principal es la venta de productos de consumo diario, tiene una pulperia en su casa de habitacion, sus clientes la prefieren ya que Ela es una mujer carismatica y que trata muy bien a sus clientes, ademas los productos que vende son de buena calidad y sus precios son justos para las personas que viven en dicha zona.
Ela utilizara el credito para la compra de abarroteria para surtir mas su negocio, desea tenerlo bien surtido para la epoca de navidad que es cuando mas se vende, se esta preparando desde ahorita para dicha fecha.
las ganancias las necesita para cubrir 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
  • 90
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,676,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Ela Gricelda to buy beans, rice, sugar, shortening, oil, chips, oatmeal, milk, cereal and dairy products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2011
Oct 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012