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Angela Maria
Mrs. Ángela, 26, lives together with her two children in a community located in the southern region of Honduras. For four years, she has been selling tortillas. She works the whole week and her customers are mainly neighbors and friends that visit her on a daily basis. Ángela works at home and sells also beverages.

Ángela is requesting a loan to buy corn, firewood, lime, candies, lollipops, cookies and chocolates in order to open a candy stall to sell to local students and increase her income.

Her dream is to make some improvements to her house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - January 2013.
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La señora Ángela, de 26 años, vive con sus dos hijos en su casa de habitación, en una comunidad al sur de Honduras, se dedica desde hace 04 años a la venta de tortillas, vende de lunes a domingo y sus clientes son sus vecinos y amigos que a diario la visitan.
Doña Ángela su negocio está ubicado en el local de su casa y también vende lo que son refrescos.
Doña Ángela está solicitando el préstamo para compra de cargas de maíz, leña, cal, confites, bombones, galletas y chocolates y así poner una chiclera para venderle a los alumnos de las escuelas de su comunidad y poder obtener más ganancias.
Doña Ángela su sueño es poder mejorar su casa de habitación.

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
  • 87
    View loans »
    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Angela Maria to buy corn, firewood, lime, candies, lollipops, cookies and chocolates for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013