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Maria Jorge
Doña María is a single mother and she lives with her two daughters and her grandson in the city of Langue in the department of Valle in the south of Honduras.

Her business is selling tortillas. Her stand is located in the municipal market in Langue. She also sells her tortillas in various restaurants and cafeterias in the city and also in her house. She is requesting the amount of 8,000.00 lempiras to buy maize, wood and material to improve the workshop in which she makes her tortillas, and she hopes that this will allow her to make more tortillas, thus improving her income.

One of her plans for the future is to buy a machine to make tortillas in order for her business to grow. This will earn her a better income and help her family.

- San Lorenzo, Honduras - March 2012
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Doña María, es madre soltera, vive con sus 2 hijas y su nieto en la ciudad de Langue, departamento de Valle, al sur de Honduras.
Su negocio es la venta de tortillas, su puesto lo tiene ubicado en el mercado municipal de Langue, también vende sus tortillas en algunos restaurantes, cafeterías de esta ciudad y en su casa de habitación.
Esta solicitando la cantidad de 8,000.00 lempiras para la compra de maíz, leña y material para mejorar el taller donde ella elabora sus tortillas y de esta manera tratar de fabricar más tortillas para lograr mejores ingresos.
Entre uno de sus proyectos a futuro esta el de comprar una maquina para elaborar tortillas, para que su negocio crezca mas y le de mejores ingresos, para ayudar a su familia.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Marzo 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
  • 36
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Maria Jorge to buy maize and wood for her tortilla business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012