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Maria Ercilia
Señora María, 43 years old, is married, has three children and lives in her own home in a neighborhood of Choluteca. She has one child who depends on her economically. She has made a living for the past 15 years in the business of selling new clothes, shoes, cosmetics and a variety of other things. She sells daily from Monday to Sunday in her business and her customers are the people who frequent the municipal market of her town.

Doña María is applying for this loan for the purchase of shirts, pants, shoes, cosmetics and a variety of things in order to better stock her business. With the help of the loan she will manage to stock her business a little and therefore improve her income and her desire is to continue working with the organization. Doña María’s dream is that her sales improve and that she has good customers that are punctual.

San Lorenzo, Valle – July 2012
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La señora María de 43 años de edad, esta casada y tiene 3 hijos y vive en su propia casa de habitación en un Barrio de Choluteca, tiene un hijo que depende de ella económicamente, se dedica desde hace mas de 15 años al negocio que es la venta de Ropa nueva, zapatos, variedades, cosméticos, sus ventas son diarias de lunes a domingo en su negocio, sus clientes son las personas que frecuentan el mercado municipal de su pueblo.
Doña María solicita su préstamo para la compra de Camisas, pantalones, zapatos, cosméticos y variedades para surtir más su negocio. Con el apoyo del préstamo ella lograra surtir un poco su negocio y por ende mejorar sus ingresos, y su deseo es seguir trabajando con la institución.
Doña María su sueño es que le mejoren las ventas y tener buenos clientes que le sean puntuales.
San Lorenzo, Valle – Julio 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
  • 82
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Maria Ercilia to buy shirts, pants, shoes and cosmetics for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2012
Aug 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012