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Carmen Marlene
Carmen, 45, is married and lives with her husband. She has been making and selling rosquillas [ring-shaped snacks made with corn and cheese] for three years. Carmen works as a street vendor. She visits nearby communities and makes all kinds of bakery products, such as puff pastry, bread, rosquillas, etc. She feels happy for the support she is about to receive. Carmen has many customers that buy her products and demand every time more from her, since they prefer her delicious rosquillas.

Carmen is requesting a loan to buy ingredients such as corn, curd, milk, sugar, flour, oil and coffee. With the support she receives through this loan and the profits from her business, she will get ahead and her business will improve. Carmen’s dream is to improve her business and turn it into the strongest business in town.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - May 2013.
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La señora Carmen de 45 años de edad es casada y vive con su esposo en su casa de habitación y se dedica la elaboración y venta de rosquias desde hace 3 años.
Doña Carmen su negocio lo realiza de manera ambulante y sale a vender su producto a las comunidades cercanas, elabora todo tipo de pan como hojaldras, pan de pan, rosquillas etc. está muy contenta por el apoyo qué se le va a brindar.
Doña Carmen tiene muchos clientes que le compran sus productos y le demandan cada vez más, le prefieren por sus ricas rosquillas.
Doña Carmen está solicitando el préstamo para compra de materia prima como maíz, cuajada, leche, azúcar, harina, aceite, café, etc. Con las ganancias y el apoyo de este préstamo desea salir adelante y seguir mejorando su negocio.
Doña Carmen su sueño es mejorar más su negocio y tener el negocio más fuerte de la comunidad.

San Lorenzo, Honduras -Mayo 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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 16
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,227,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.3
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Carmen Marlene to buy ingredients such as corn, curd, milk, sugar, flour and coffee for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 31, 2013
Listed
Jun 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014