Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Sandra Suyapa
Sandra is a 31 year old married woman with three dependent children. She lives in the San Lorenzo community in southern Honduras. She owns her own home, and for the past two years, she has been selling groceries, detergents, fruit, and soft drinks. Sandra customers are the neighbors and friends of the community where she lives. She is a hard-working woman who strives daily to get ahead. She is a small business owner who started from scratch and is improving her business and her life with the profits obtained from her sales.

Sandra is requesting the loan from Prisma to stock her business. She wishes to purchase some products that she doesn’t have in her general store such as sausage, milk, cheese, margarine, sauces, pasta, beans, sugar, butter, and soft drinks. With the support of the loan, she hopes to improve the quality of life for herself and her family. Her dream is to have a large business where she can sell everything.
View original language description ↓
La señora Sandra de 31 años de edad, es casada, tiene cinco hijos que dependen de ella , vive en una comunidad San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 02 Años a la venta de abarrotería, detergentes, frutas, frescos.
Doña Sandra sus clientes son los vecinos y amigos de la colonia donde vive, es una mujer trabajadora que lucha día a día para salir adelante, es una microempresaria que ha comenzado de cero y esta mejorando su negocio y su vida con las utilidades que obtiene de sus ventas.
Doña Sandra está solicitando el préstamo a Prisma para surtir el negocio porque desea comprar algunos productos que no tiene en su pequeña pulpería como ser embutidos, leche, queso, margarinas, salsas, pastas, frijoles, azúcar, manteca y refrescos.
Doña Sandra con el apoyo del préstamo espera mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia.
Doña Sandra su sueño es tener un negocio grande donde pueda vender de todo.

San Lorenzo, 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
  • 102
    View loans »
    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,207,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Sandra Suyapa to purchase sausage, milk, cheese, margarine, sauces, pasta, beans, sugar, butter, and soft drinks for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 16, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013