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G.s Cedeño #5 Group
In this Group: Nery Sagrario, Carlos Eduardo, Gloria Esthela
Nery is a hardworking woman who lives in a southern community in Honduras with her husband and their four children. She has worked buying and selling seafood for the last 10 years. She sells her products door to door in her community, including at nearby farmhouses. She needs this loan in order to buy products such as escargot, shrimp, salted nuts, sandwiches, sea bass, etc. She needs these items to satisfy demand from her customers.

Nery, just like her group members, hope that this loan will help them to acquire the items they need in their businesses. Nery hopes to increase her sales and turn a higher profit to help improve the quality of life of her family. Nery dreams of growing her business, and of it becoming the best-known throughout the region. This will help her to support her children as they continue studying so they have more opportunities in life.

Carlos is 32 years old. He has been selling artisanal fishes for 10 years.
Gloria is 23 years old. She has been selling canned goods for the last five years.

Choluteca, Honduras – March 2013
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La Señora Nery es una persona muy trabajadora vive en una comunidad al sur de Honduras, junto a su esposo y sus 4 hijos. Su negocio es la compra y venta de mariscos desde hace 10 años.
Doña Nery sale a vender de casa en casa en su comunidad y demás caseríos cercanos a esta, necesita el préstamo para la compra de más producto como ser: Babosa, camarón, pancha, wiche, corvina, etc. los cuales necesita para cubrir la fuerte demanda que tiene y así satisfacer las necesidades de los clientes.
Doña Nery al igual que sus compañeros de Grupo esperan que el préstamo les sirva de mucho ya que no cuentan con los productos necesarios para cubrir la demanda que tiene de sus clientes.
Doña Nery espera que sus ventas aumenten y con esto ganar más ingresos que le mejoren un poco su estilo de vida y el de su familia.
Doña Nery sueña con hacer crecer su negocio y que sea el mas reconocido de la zona y gracias a esto seguir apoyando a sus hijos en sus estudios para que tengan mayores oportunidades en la vida.
Don Carlos tiene 32 años, se dedica a la pesca artesanal desde hace 10 años.
Gloria tiene 23 años, su negocio es la vente de conservas desde hace 5 años.

Choluteca, Honduras – Marzo 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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of G.s Cedeño #5 Group's $575 loan helped a member to buy escargot, shrimp, salted nuts, sandwiches, sea bass, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 8, 2013
Apr 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013