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Petrona
Pertrona is 46-years-old. She has children that depend on her. She lives with her husband in her home located in the community of San Lorenzo, in the south of Honduras.

Pertrona has worked for 6 years in the sale of salt and green bananas. Her clients are friends that have cattle. She sells the salt with the help of her husband for the use of livestock. She also sells in her cart green bananas slices, which she distributes to grocery stores.

Petrona is a hardworking woman and enterprising that wants to get ahead with her family. Petrona is requesting the loan to be able to purchase a plot of land that will be sold to her near her home. With the help of the loan she hopes to slightly improve her standard of living and provide for her family. Petrona’s dream is to have more land where she can cultivate. February 2013.
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La señora Petrona de 46 años de edad, tiene dos hijos que dependen de ella, vive con su esposo en su casa ubicada en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, valle al sur de Honduras.
Doña Petrona se dedica desde hace 06 años a la actividad de venta de sal y plátano verde, sus clientes son los amigos que tiene ganadería ya que la sal que vende junto con la ayuda de su esposo es para uso de ganado también vende en su carro plátano verde para tajadas estos los distribuye en pulperías.
Doña Petrona es una mujer trabajadora y emprendedora que desea sacar adelante a su familia.
Doña Petrona está solicitando el préstamo para ajustar a comprar un terreno que le venden cerca de su propiedad, con el apoyo del préstamo espera mejorar un poco su nivel de vida al adquirir un nuevo bien para su familia.
Doña Petrona su sueño es tener más terreno donde poder cultivar.


San Lorenzo, Honduras - Febrero 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
  • 81
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,803,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Petrona to purchase land for her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 20, 2013
Listed
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014