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Robertina is a responsible, honest and hard-working individual. She lives with her husband and children in a community in the South of Honduras. Robertina's business is a small grocery store.

She requires the loan to purchase butter, rice, beans, sugar, water, milk, eggs, coffee, bread, biscuits, deep fried pastries, meat, soft drinks, etc. With the loan and the increased inventory available in her store, she hopes to increase sales and to be able to take better care of her customers.

Robertina hopes to meet her basic needs and to improve her family's quality of life. She hopes her business continues to grow and that, in a few years, it becomes one of the largest and most well-known grocery stores in the district. Robertina also wants to continue supporting her children so that they grow up to be good people with better opportunities in life.

Choluteca, Honduras - April, 2013
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La señora Robertina es una persona responsable, trabajadora y honesta, vive con su esposo y sus hijos en una comunidad en el sur de Honduras.
Doña Robertina su negocio es la pulpería. El préstamo lo necesita para la compra de manteca, arroz, frijoles, azúcar, aguas, lechas, huevos, café, pan, galletas, churros, carnes, refrescos, etc. Con el préstamo espera que las ventas en su negocio aumenten al tener más producto que ofrecer y a la vez poder atender mejor a sus clientes.
Doña Robertina espera cubrir las necesidades que tiene y mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia. En unos años espera que su negocio siga creciendo y se convierta en una de las pulperías más grande y reconocidas de la zona.
Doña Robertina desea poder seguir apoyando a sus hijos para que se conviertan en personas de bien y con mejores oportunidades en la vida.

Choluteca, Honduras – Abril 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
  • 36
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,919,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Robertina to purchase butter, rice, beans, sugar, water, milk, eggs, coffee, bread, biscuits, deep fried pastries, meat, soft drinks, etc for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2013
Jun 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014