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Angela Herlinda
Ángela is 34 years old. She is a single mother to two children who depend on her. For twenty years Ángela has had a business selling tortillas - she works seven days a week.

Ángela also sells sweets and uses her grinder to mill corn for her neighbours. Her customers are neighbours and friends who come to her house to buy tortillas. Ángela sells 700.00 Lempiras worth every day.

Ángela is very hard-working and is fighting to get ahead with her children and to give them a good upbringing. Ángela also has a professional daughter who supports her financially.

Ángela is applying for a loan in order to buy basic supplies to make her tortillas. She will buy items such as corn, firewood, lime and parts for her grinder. She will also buy a new, metal door for the front part of her house as the current door is in bad condition and, for security reasons, she would like to change it.

With the support of this loan, Ángela plans to increase her income a little. She dreams of continue to improve her house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras; July 2013
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La señora Ángela de 34 años de edad, es madre soltera tiene dos hijos que depende de ella, se dedica desde hace 20 años al negocio de venta de tortillas y lo realiza de lunes a domingo.
Doña Ángela también vende golosinas y muele maíz a los vecinos en su molino, sus clientes son los vecinos y amigos que llegan a su casa a comprar las tortillas, ella vende 700.00 lempiras diarios.
Doña Ángela es una mujer muy trabajadora que lucha para salir adelante con sus hijos y poder darles una buena educación. Cabe mencionar que ya tiene una hija profesional que le ayuda económicamente.
Doña Ángela está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de materia prima para elaborar las tortillas como maíz, leña, cal, repuestos para el molino y comprarse una puerta de metal nueva para la parte del frente de su casa porque la que tiene esta mala y por seguridad quiere cambiarla.
Doña Ángela con el apoyo de este crédito pretende mejorar un poco sus ingresos, su sueño es ir mejorando su casa.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Julio 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
  • 86
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,843,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Angela Herlinda to buy corn, firewood, lime, and parts for her grinder, for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 10, 2013
Listed
Aug 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014