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Antonia Del Carmen
Antonia has been making and selling tortillas from her home for 11 years. Her main customers are her neighbours.

Antonia is well known among her neighbours for her kindness, her honesty and her gift of service. She has taken several loans with Prisma and has been punctual. She now wants to invest her loan in purchasing corn, wood and lime wholesale as its more convenient. Also, she will invest part of the loan in buying sweaters, blouses, pants and shirts; this is also part of her business. Her desire to succeed motivates her to work hard.

Antonia wants to take advantage of the holiday season to boost sales. She receives support from her husband and their children to accomplish these activities.
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La Señora Antonia se dedica a la elaboración y venta de tortillas desde hace 11 años, desarrolla su actividad en su casa de habitación, sus principales clientes son sus vecinos.
Doña Antonia es muy conocida entre sus vecinos por su amabilidad, su honradez y por su don de servicio, ella ha sacado varios prestamos con Prisma y ha sido puntual, actualmente desea invertir su préstamo en compras al por mayor de maíz, leña y cal ya que los obtiene mas cómodos y también invertirá parte de su préstamo en compra de suéter, blusas, pantalones y camisetas ya que también se dedica a esta actividad y su deseo de salir adelante la motiva a trabajar duro.
Doña Antonia quiere aprovechar la temporada navideña para incrementar sus ventas ella recibe el apoyo de su esposo y de sus hijos para realizar sus actividades.

Danlí, Honduras - Octubre 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
  • 22
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,225,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Antonia Del Carmen to purchase corn, wood, lime, sweaters, blouses, pants and shirts for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 31, 2012
Listed
Nov 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013