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Santa Margarita
Santa is an enterprising, responsible person. She lives in a community in southern Honduras. She sells firewood for a living and she has had this business for several years now. She serves all of her family members, neighbors, and friends, who use her product every day. Santa is asking for a loan to buy firewood to better serve her customers with more product.

Santa is asking Prisma Honduras for the amount of 7,000 lempiras to invest in her business for an eight-month term.

Her main dream is to get her family ahead to have better living conditions.

San Lorenza, Honduras -- February 2012
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La señora Santa, es una persona emprendedora, responsable ella vive en una comunidad en el sur de Honduras, ella se dedica a la venta de leña, negocio que ha tenido desde hace varios años en el cual atiende a todos sus familiares, vecinos y amigos que hacen uso de su producto día con día. Doña Santa esta solicitando un crédito para invertirlo en compra de leña para atender a sus clientes con mejor y mas producto.
Doña Santa esta solicitando a PRISMA de Honduras la cantidad de 7,000.00 lempiras para invertirlos en su negocio a un plazo de 8 meses.
Su sueño principal es sacar a su familia adelante para tener mejores condiciones de vida.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – Febrero 2012

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
  • 64
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,801,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Santa Margarita to buy firewood for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2012
Mar 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012