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Maricela De Jesus
Maricela is a very good person. She is honest, responsible, hard-working, and lives with her six children in a very small village in southern Honduras. Her business is buying and selling livestock.

Maricela needs the loan to buy cows and pigs. With the loan, she hopes that her sales will grow since she can provide fresh product to her clients.

With this investment, Maricela hopes to cover her necessities, She also hopes that her life situation and that of her family will improve with this investment. Maricela dreams that in two years, her business will be larger and better-known in her small village, and that she will be able to continue to support her children in becoming good people.

Choluteca, Honduras (January 2013)
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La Señora Maricela es una muy buena persona honesta, responsable y trabajadora vive con sus 6 hijos en un caserío al sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la compra y venta de ganado.
Doña Maricela el préstamo lo necesita para la compra vacas y cerdos con el préstamo espera que sus ventas aumenten debido a que contara con capital fresco para ofrecer a sus clientes.
Doña Maricela con esta inversión espera cubrir sus necesidades, así mismo desea que su situación de vida y la su familia mejore con esta inversión.
Doña Maricela sueña que en 2 años su negocio este posicionado como el negocio más grande y conocido de su caserío y poder seguir apoyando a sus hijos a que se conviertan en personas 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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,354,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Maricela De Jesus to buy cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013