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Norma is 62 years old and lives in the small town of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras. She has made a living for the past 25 years making baked goods like pastries, bagels, quesadillas, loaves of bread, tortas and other items. Norma sells her products every day of the week, and her customers are friends and neighbors who visit her daily. Her business is located in her home. Norma is requesting the loan to purchase ingredients like corn, flour, eggs, sugar, yeast and other items she needs to make the products she sells. With the support of this loan, she expects to expand her inventory and her sales volume. Norma's dream is to buy a car.
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La Señora Norma de 62 años, vive, en su casa de habitación ubicada en una el aldea de San Lorenzo, en la zona sur de Honduras, se dedica desde hace 25 años a la elaboración de pan como ser hojaldras, roquillas, quesadillas, pan de pan, tortas, etc.
Doña Norma vende de lunes a domingo y sus clientes son sus vecinos y amigos que a diario le visitan, su negocio está ubicado en su casa.
Doña Norma está solicitando el préstamo para comprar productos como maíz, harina, huevos, azúcar, levadura, etc. Para la elaboración del producto que vende. Con el apoyo de este préstamo pretende incrementar más su inventario y también el volumen de sus ventas.
Doña Norma su sueño comprar un carro.

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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 79
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,175,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.3
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Norma to purchase corn, flour, eggs, sugar, yeast and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014