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Gloria Estela
Gloria, 38 years old, lives with her partner and her 2 children in her house in the community of Guayabo Nacaome in the southern part of Honduras. For 9 years, she has sold food products such as chicken, meat, sausages, milk products, and groceries such as soap, sardines, toilet paper, etc., at her business located in her house. Her customers are her neighbors and friends who visit her daily. They prefer her because she is friendly and treats them well.

Gloria is asking for 10,000.00 lempiras to buy juice, churros, pasta, vegetables, milk products, staple grains, meat, chicken, sausages, and other products. With the help of the loan, she intends to provide the necessary financing for her business and also improve her income.

Gloria's dream is to further improve her business and expand her house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - October 2012.
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La Señora Gloria, de 38 años, vive con su conyugue y sus 2 hijos en su casa de habitación en la comunidad del Guayabo Nacaome, en la zona sur de Honduras, Ella se dedica desde hace 9 años a la venta de productos alimenticios, como es la venta de pollo, carnes, embutidos, lácteos, y productos de abarrotería como jabón, sardinas, papel de baño, en su negocio esta ubicado en su casa, sus clientes son los vecinos y amigos que a diario le visitan, le prefieren por su amabilidad y su buen trato.
Doña Gloria esta solicitando 10,000.00 lempiras para compra de frescos, churros, pastas, verduras, lácteos, granos básicos, carnes, pollo, embutidos y otros productos. Con el apoyo del préstamo ella pretende suplir la necesidad de financiamiento para su negocio y de igual forma mejorar sus ingresos.
Doña Gloria su sueño es mejorar más su negocio y ampliar su casa de habitación.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Octubre 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
  • 89
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,205,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Gloria Estela to buy juice, churros, pasta, vegetables, milk products, staple grains, meat, chicken, sausages, and other products for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 6, 2012
Nov 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013