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Maria
María Teodora, 50, is single and has two dependent children. She lives in the community of San Lorenzo in the south of Honduras, in her own home. For 13 years she has been in the business of selling green banana chips for grocery stores and the market.

María Teodora also sells tortillas, and her customers prefer her because she delivers orders on time. As a single woman she has had to work hard together with her children to provide for the family. She is requesting a loan to buy bananas as raw material, firewood, oil and corn. This is so she can continue with her banana chip and tortillas business.

With the support of the loan she hopes to improve her work conditions and improve her profits so her family can have a better quality of life. María Teodora's goal is to have a successful business and renovate her home.


San Lorenzo, Honduras - July, 2013.
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La señora María Teodora , de 50 años de edad es soltera, tiene 02 hijos que depende de ella, vive en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 13 años al negocio de venta de tajadas de plátano verde para las pulpería y mercadito.
Doña María Teodora también vende tortillas y sus clientes le prefieren por su puntualidad en su entrega de los pedidos, es una mujer sola que ha tenido que luchar junto con sus hijos para sacar adelante a la familia.
Doña María Teodora está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de plátanos que son la materia prima, leña, aceites y maíz, que necesita para seguir trabajando en su taller de tajadas de plátano y tortillas.
Doña María Teodora con el apoyo de este préstamo pretende mejorar las condiciones de su negocio y obtener mejores ganancia que le permitan mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia.
Doña María Teodora su sueño es tener un buen negocio y mejorar 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.

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About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 84
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,841,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maria to buy bananas, firewood, oil and corn for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 11, 2013
Listed
Aug 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014