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Maria Gloria
María, 36, is single and has two children in her care. She lives in the community of San Lorenzo in the south of Honduras and has her own home. For four years she has been in the food business, selling fresh produce, basic grains, vegetables, and pastries, and many customers prefer her business because of the wide variety she offers. She works Monday through Sunday and most of her customers are friends and neighbors in the community.

María is requesting a loan to buy fresh produce, chicken, oils, potatoes, yucca plant, onions, green peppers, broccoli, cabbage, rice, beans, coffee and sugar, which are the products she sells the most. With the help of the loan she hopes to improve her lifestyle and business. Her goal is to renovate her house and food business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - December 2012
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La señora María de 36 años de edad, es soltera, tiene dos hijos que dependen de ella, vive en una comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 04 años a la venta de frescos, granos básicos, verduras, churros, y mucho mas sus clientes le prefieren por su buen surtido en su pulpería su venta es de lunes a domingo, la mayoría de sus clientes son los amigos y vecinos de su comunidad.
Doña María está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de frescos, pollo, aceites, papas, yuca, cebolla, chiles verdes, pataste, repollo, arroz, frijoles, café y azúcar que son los productos que más vende, con el apoyo de este préstamo ella pretende mejorar un poco su nivel de vida y su negocio.
Doña María su sueño es mejorar su casa y su pulpería.


San Lorenzo, Honduras - Diciembre 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
  • 16
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,227,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Maria Gloria to buy good for her food business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 15, 2012
Listed
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013