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Norma
Sra. Norma, 35 years old, is married and the mother of four children. For the past five years she has had a business selling fish, soft drinks, groceries and basic grains located in the village of El Comercio in San Lorenzo municipality in the southern part of Honduras.

Doña Norma is a very modest and hardworking woman who wants to excel. Her business is growing because her customers prefer her due to the friendly way she waits on them. She is requesting a loan of 20,000 HNL (Honduran lempira) in order to stock her store with products such as fish, juice, soft drinks, meat, eggs, bread, coffee, corn, rice, sugar, butter, oil, vegetables, condiments and other consumption products. She wants to improve her home with her profits.

Doña Norma’s dream is to own the best business in the community.
San Lorenzo, Honduras – August, 2012.
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La señora Norma de 35 años de edad, es casada madre de 4 hijos y se dedica desde hace 5 años al negocio de venta de pescado, frescos, abarrotería, granos básicos, ubicada en la aldea el comercio San Lorenzo al sur de Honduras, Doña Norma es una mujer muy humilde y muy trabajadora con deseos de superarse y en su negocio esta creciendo ya que sus clientes la prefieren por su amabilidad al momento de atenderles.
Doña Norma esta solicitando el préstamo de 20,000.00 lempiras para surtir más su negocio con productos como pescado, jugos, refrescos, carnes, huevos, pan, café, maíz, arroz, azúcar, manteca, aceite, vegetales, condimentos y otros productos de consumo, con las ganancias desea mejorar su vivienda.
Doña Norma su sueño es tener el mejor negocio de la comunidad.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Agosto 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
  • 20
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,225,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Norma to buy fish, juice, soft drinks, meat, eggs, bread, coffee, corn, rice, sugar, butter, oil, vegetables, condiments and other consumption products for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 4, 2012
Listed
Sep 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013