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Elbia Yessenia
Elbia, age 38, lives in her house with her husband and her four year old son. She makes and sells candy. Her small business is located in her house, which is where she makes candy from coconut and milk.

Every day after making her product, Elbia goes out in her vehicle to deliver the orders made from the grocery stores. In addition to the grocery stores, she also has all of the school food stands and students in her municipality as customers.

In addition to making the candy, Elbia delivers it by herself. She also sews, and she makes blouses and school uniforms and dresses for women and girls. She has been doing this business activity for four years.

Elbia is requesting to loan to buy sugar, coconuts, sweets, and firewood to make her candy. With the profits and the support from this loan she wishes to get ahead and to continue improving her business.

Elbia’s dream is to grow more in her business and to have more customers.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - March 2013.
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La señora Elvia de 38 años de edad vive con su esposo y su hijo de 4 años de edad en su casa de habitación, se dedica ala elaboración y venta de conserva, su pequeña micro empresa la tiene ubicada en su casa donde elabora conservas de cocó y de leche.
Doña Elvia cada día después de elaborar su producto sale en su vehículo a dejar los pedidos que le hacen las pulperías, además de las pulperías también cuenta como clientes todas las glorietas de las escuelas y colegios de su municipio.
Doña Elvia solo llega hacer las entrega, además de elaborara conservas, también hace costuras, donde elabora, blusas y uniformes para colegíos, vestidos para damas y niñas, se dedica a esta actividad desde hace 4 años.
Doña Elvia está solicitando el préstamo para compra de azúcar, cocos, leche, dulce y leña para la elaboración de sus dulces, con las ganancias y el apoyo de este préstamo desea salir adelante y seguir mejorando su negocio.
Doña Elvia su sueño es crecer más en su negocio y en clientes.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Marzo 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
  • 82
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,803,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Elbia Yessenia to buy sugar, coconuts, sweets, and firewood for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 18, 2013
Listed
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013