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Nubia Maria
Nubia is 51 years old and lives in the southern region of Honduras. She lives with her daughter and her husband, who is also a salesman and supports her in her business. She has had her business in the community where she lives for the past 20 years. Her business is located in an easily accessible area for her customers, in the center of the city. This is why she has many customers.

Nubia needs the loan to buy: "rosquillas" [a traditional bread] "quesadillas" [a traditional pastry], sweets, "espumillas" [a dessert made with egg whites and sugar], "churros" [fried sweet bread with cinnamon and sugar], candy, gum and other things for her business. The hoped for result from the loan is that her sales increase significantly; by purchasing a variety of products she will be able to satisfy the needs of each one of her customers.

The future plans that Nubia has are to grow her business day to day and make her business one the the best in the region. Also, to increase her profits to have a better quality of life.
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La señora Nubia tiene 51 años, vive en la zona sur de Honduras, junto con ella vive su hija y su esposo, quien también es comerciante y la apoya en su actividad, trabajo que realiza desde hace 20 años en su comunidad donde vive. Su negocio se encuentra en un punto de fácil acceso para cada uno de su clientes ya que se encuentra en el centro de la ciudad y esto hace que se muy visitado por muchas personas.
Doña Nubia el crédito lo necesita para compra de: rosquillas, quesadillas, dulces, espumillas, churros, confites, chicles y otros productos para la venta. El impacto esperado con el crédito, es que sus ventas se incrementen en gran manera, ya que comprara una variedad de productos y así poder satisfacer las necesidades de cada uno de sus clientes.
Los planes a futuro de Doña Nubia es hacer crecer su negocio día a día, y hacer de su negocio uno de los mejores en su región, como también generarse mejores ingresos para tener una mejor calidad de vida.
Choluteca, Honduras – Julio 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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 112
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,213,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Nubia Maria to buy rosquillas (a traditional bread) quesadillas (a traditional pastry), sweets, espumillas (a dessert made with egg whites and sugar), churros (fried sweet bread with cinnamon and sugar), candy, gum and other things for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2012
Aug 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013