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Juana Antonia
Juana, age 40, lives with her husband at their house in the San Lorenzo community in the southern part of Honduras. She has been selling tortillas, bread, and wood for furniture for ten years.

Juana is an enterprising woman who wishes to get her daughters, who go to school, ahead. She is an example of work and dedication because, thanks to her business activities, she has been able to get her family ahead.

Juana is requesting 15,000 lempiras to buy corn, firewood, lime powder, and colored woods used in making furniture in order to resell it. With the support of this loan she plans to stock her business. This way she will have better earnings and improve her living conditions a little. Juana’s dream is to have a better house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – July, 2013
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La señora Juana de 40 años de edad, vive con su esposo, en casa de habitación, en una comunidad de San Lorenzo en la zona sur de Honduras, se dedica desde hace 10 años al negocio de venta de tortillas, pan, venta de madera para muebles.
Doña Juana es una mujer emprendedora que desea sacar adelante a sus hijas que está estudiando, es un ejemplo de trabajo y dedicación ya que gracias a sus actividades a podido sacar adelante a su familia.
Doña Juana está solicitando 15,000.00 lempiras para la compra de maíz, leña, cal y matas de madera de color para revéndelas. Con el apoyo de este préstamo ella pretende suplir la necesidad de financiamiento para surtir su negocio y de esta manera tener mejores ganancias y mejorar un poco su condición de vida.
Doña Juana su sueño es tener una mejor vivienda.

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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 37
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $7,989,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Juana Antonia to buy corn, firewood, lime powder, and colored woods used in making furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 20, 2013
Listed
Aug 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2014