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Señora Florentina is an honest, responsible, and hardworking person. She lives with her two children in the community of Choluteca in the south of Honduras.

Florentina has a business making breas and she needs a loan to to buy wheat, butter, sugar, milk, baking soda, eggs and firewood because her customers have ordered a lot of her product. With the loan, Florentina hopes to increase her sales thanks to the fact that she will have more ingredients. With the profits she will be able to cover her and her families necessities a little.

Florentina dreams that in two years her business will become the biggest and most well known bakery in the neighborhood. This will allow her to continue supporting her children so that they become good people with better opportunities.

Choluteca, Honduras – November 2012
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La señora Florentina es una persona honesta, responsable y trabajadora, vive con sus 2 hijos en una comunidad de Choluteca al sur de Honduras.
Doña Florentina tiene un negocio que es la fabricación de pan y necesita el préstamo para la compra de harina, manteca, azúcar, leche, soda, huevos y leña porque tiene muchos clientes que le han encargado bastante este producto.
Doña Florentina con el préstamo espera que sus ventas aumenten gracias a que contara con más materia prima y con las ganancias cubrir un poco sus necesidades y las de su familia.
Doña Florentina sueña que de aquí a 2 años su negocio este posicionado como la repostería más grande y reconocida de su colonia, para poder seguir apoyando a sus hijos a que se conviertan en personas de bien y con mejores oportunidades.

Choluteca, Honduras – Noviembre 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
  • 27
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Florentina to buy wheat, butter, sugar, milk, baking soda, eggs, and firewood for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2012
Dec 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013