Señora Gladis makes her living with a small business selling churros (a doughnut-like treat), bread and candies. She has been running the business out of her home, located in the city of Choluteca, for more than 5 years. She also sells beauty products, like lotions, treatments, make-up and other items, to increase her income. Thanks to the profits she has earned, she and her two children, who attend the local school, have been able to get ahead. Señora Gladis is requesting a loan of L. 8,000.00 (USD $425) to invest in the purchase of churros, candies, bread and beauty products.
La Señora Gladis, se dedicada a su pequeño negocio de venta de churros, pan, confites, actividad que realiza en su casa de habitación en la ciudad de Choluteca, desde hace mas de 5 años, también vende productos de belleza como ser, cremas, tratamientos, maquillaje y otros para poder obtener otros ingresos, gracias a las utilidades obtenidas ha logrado salir adelante con sus dos hijos los que se encuentran estudiando en la escuela de su comunidad. Esta solicitando crédito por valor de L. 8,000.00 para invertirlo en la compra de churros, confites, pan y productos de belleza.
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.