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Asuncion Agustina
Sra. Asunción is a 40-year-old single mother. She lives with her three children in a rented house in a neighborhood of the city of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras. Her children attend school and her daughter is already married. For about 15 years, Doña Asunción has been making and selling snacks such as tacos, enchiladas, roasted meats, turnovers, and bread. She sells from home and also as a street vendor in the surrounding neighborhoods of her community.


Doña Asunción is requesting 8,000 HNL in order to buy flour, firewood, eggs, milk, and green bananas since these are supplies that she needs for making bread and snacks. With this loan, she intends to improve her income so that she can provide a better quality of life for herself and her family. Doña Asunción dreams of succeeding in her business and seeing her children study and live better. She also hopes to have a house of her own.

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La señora Asunción de 40 años de edad, es madre soltera vive con sus tres hijos en la casa que renta ubicada en un barrio de la ciudad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, sus hijos van al colegio y su hija ya esta casada, Doña Asunción se dedica desde hace unos 15 años a la elaboración y venta de golosinas como ser: tacos, enchiladas, carne azada, pastelitos y pan, su venta es en su casa y también de forma ambulante en los barrios aledaños a su comunidad.
Doña Asunción solicita 8,000.00 lempiras para la compra de harina, leña, huevos, leche, mínimo verde que son la materia prima para preparar el pan y las golosina, con el préstamo Doña Asunción pretende mejorar sus ingresos y por con esto mejorar la calidad de vida de ella y su familia.
El sueño de Doña Asunción es superarse en su negocio y que sus hijos vivan mejor y estudien, también su sueño es tener su propia casa.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Marzo del 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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 60
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,395,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Asuncion Agustina to buy flour, firewood, eggs, milk, and green bananas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 31, 2012
Listed
May 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 19, 2013