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Magdalena De Jesus
Young Magdalena is a very responsible, honest, hardworking person. She’s 28-years-old and a single mother; she lives with her two children in a community in Choluteca in south Honduras. Her business is a general store. She needs a loan to buy soft-drinks, snacks, beans, flour, bread, rice, sugar, coffee, milk, cookies, eggs, juice, water, etc. She hopes to use the loan to have more products to offer and fill orders she gets daily from her customers. With income earned, Magdalena hopes to improve her economic situation a bit and be able to help her family. In future, she hopes her business will grow and she dreams with seeing her children graduate and become upstanding citizens with better life opportunities.

Choluteca, Honduras - November, 2012.
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La Joven Magdalena es una persona muy responsable, honesta y trabajadora, tiene 28 de edad, es madre soltera y vive con sus 2 hijos.
La Joven Magadalena vive en una comunidad de Choluteca al sur de Honduras y su negocio es una pulpería.
La Joven Magadalena necesita el préstamo para la compra de refrescos, churros, frijoles, harina, pan, arroz, azúcar, café, leche, galletas, huevos, jugos, agua, etc. Con el préstamo ella espera tener más producto que ofrecer para cubrir los pedidos que a diario recibe de sus clientes.
La Joven Magadalena con los ingresos obtenidos espera mejorar un poco su situación económica y poder ayudar a su la familia. En el futuro ella espera que su negocio crezca y sueña con ver a sus hijos graduados y convertirlos en persona de bien, con mejores oportunidades en la vida.

Choluteca, Honduras – Noviembre 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
  • 83
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Magdalena De Jesus to buy stock merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013