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Martha
Martha is 42 years old, single, and has two children that depend on her. She lives in the San Lorenzo community in southern Honduras. She lives in the home of a family member. She has been in the business of selling tortillas for 25 years. Her customers prefer her for her kindness and good service. She serves her customers from 6 in the morning until 7 in the evening.

Martha is a very hardworking and tough woman. Her desire is to more forward with her family and her business.

Martha is requesting a loan in order to buy raw materials like firewood, corn and lime. With the support of this loan, she hopes to have more product to offer her clients in the season that she sells many tortillas. She is very happy to continue taking loans from Prisma.

Martha's dream is to have her own home.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - November 2012.
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La señora Martha de 42 años de edad es soltera, tiene dos hijos que dependen de ella, vive en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, vive en casa de un familiar, y se dedica desde hace 25 años al negocio de venta de tortillas, sus clientes le prefieren por su amabilidad y buen servicio ya que atiende a sus clientes desde las seis de la mañana hasta las siete de la noche.
Doña Martha es una mujer trabajadora y muy sufrida y su deseo es sacar adelante a su familia y su negocio.
Doña Martha está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de materia prima como es la leña, maíz y cal, con el apoyo del préstamo espera tener más producto para ofrecer a sus clientes, en esta época en donde se vende bastante la tortilla, está muy contenta de seguir teniendo préstamo con Prisma.
Doña Martha su sueño es tener su propia casa.

San Lorenzo, 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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 22
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,225,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Martha to buy firewood, corn and lime for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 28, 2012
Listed
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013