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Elbia Antonia
Señora Elbia is 54 years old and lives in the south of Honduras with her daughter, who helps her with her business. She has sold perfumes and cosmetics for the past 12 years.

Elbia sells her products door-to-door in villages and farmhouses in the community in which she lives. She distributes her goods to lots of people with whom she has worked for many years.

Elbia needs the loan to buy lipstick, deodorant, cream, lotion, lip gloss, talcum powder, foundation, hair dye, etc. for her business. She hopes that the loan will help her to meet her customers' needs, since she will be able to offer more products and meet the demand for her products.

Elbia's plan for the future is to continue expanding her business and set up a bigger cosmetics and perfume store. She also wants to make a larger profit to improve her and her family's quality of life.


Choluteca, Honduras - January 2013
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La señora Elbia tiene 54 años de edad, vive en la zona sur de Honduras, junto con su hija, quien la apoya en su actividad, su negocio es venta de perfumería y cosméticos actividad que realiza desde hace 12 años.
Doña Elbia en la comunidad donde vive, su negocio lo hace de manera ambulante en varias aldeas y caseríos aledaños, le distribuye su producto a muchas personas con las cuales trabaja desde hace muchos años.
Doña Elbia el crédito lo necesita para la compra de listic, desodorantes, cremas, lociones, brillos, talcos, bases, tintes, etc. El impacto esperado con el financiamiento, es poder satisfacer las necesidades de sus clientes, gracias a que tendrá más variedad de producto y así mismo contrarrestar la demanda que tiene.
Doña Elbia sus planes a futuro es seguir creciendo en su negocio y llegar a tener una tienda de cosméticos y perfumería mas grande, también generarse mejores ingresos para mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la su familia.



Choluteca, Honduras - Enero 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
  • 41
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $7,989,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Elbia Antonia to buy lipstick, deodorant, cream, lotion, lip gloss, talcum powder, foundation, hair dye, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 17, 2013
Listed
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013