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Sonia Patricia
Sonia, 30, lives with her spouse and three children in a house located in the community of San Lorenzo in south Honduras. She’s been selling new and used clothes, perfume, blankets and others for four years. She sells to neighbors, friends and people who order products from her. Her sales are from place to place.

With support from this loan, Sonia plans to cover the financial need her project of finishing building her bathroom and installing a plastic water tank for family use has. She will use the money to buy cement, rebar, and bricks and to pay labor costs. She will also buy a Rotoplas [brand of plastic water storage tanks].

Sonia is very happy to continue working with Prisma loans.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - October, 2012
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La señora Sonia de 30 años de edad, vive con su conyugue y sus tres hijos en su casa ubicada en la comunidad de San Lorenzo al sur de Honduras, se dedica desde hace 4 años al negocio de ropa nueva y usada, perfumes, fajas y mucho mas, su venta es con los vecinos, amigos y personas que le encargan sus productos. Sus ventas son de manera ambulante.
Doña Sonia con el apoyo de este préstamo ella pretende suplir la necesidad de financiamiento para realizar su proyecto que es lo de terminar de construir un baño para su casa he instalar una cisterna plástica para el uso de la familia con el dinero ella comprara cemento, varilla, ladrillos, pago de mano de obra y compra de un rotoplas.
Doña Sonia esta muy contenta de seguir trabajando con Prisma en sus préstamos.
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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 91
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Sonia Patricia to buy building materials and supplies and to pay labor costs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 20, 2012
Listed
Nov 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 18, 2013