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Ana Mercedes
Mercedes is a very responsible, hardworking, and honest person. She lives with her husband and three children in a south Honduras community.

Mercedes needs this loan to buy pigs. She expects to increase her sales and offer her customers better selections and in this way improve her financial situation a bit.

Mercedes expects her business to continue growing and consolidating her business so that it becomes the best known in the zone so she can continue supporting her family so that her children can finish their studies and become honest people of means.
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La Señora Mercedes es una persona responsable, trabajadora y honesta, vive con su esposo y sus 3 hijos en una comunidad al sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la compra y venta de cerdos.
Doña Mercedes el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de cerdos. Con el préstamo ella espera que las ventas de su negocio aumenten y ofrecer a sus clientes lo mejor cubriendo así sus necesidades y con esto mejorar un poco su situación económica y la de su familia.
Doña Mercedes en unos años espera que su negocio siga creciendo y consolidándose para que se convierta en el más reconocido de la zona y seguir apoyando a su familia para que sus hijos terminen sus estudios y se conviertan en personas honestas y de bien.

Choluteca, Honduras – Enero del 2013

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
  • 112
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,213,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Ana Mercedes to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013