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Emelda
Emelda is 33 years old and lives with her husband and her son in their home located in the town of Nacaome in southern Honduras. Emelda has made a living selling basic groceries like rice, beans, lard, eggs, drinks and other items for a number of years. Emelda's business is located in her home, and her customers are neighbors and all the people who come to her community. She is requesting the loan to purchase more grocery products like sugar, rice, beans, coffee, milk, bread, lard and other items. She wants to stock her business a little more and have the products her customers seek. She wants to keep making headway, and with the support of the loan will be able to keep growing her inventory. Emelda's dream is to expand her store and set up a drink stand.
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La señora Emelda de 33 años de edad, vive con su hijo y su esposo en su casa de habitación ubicada en una aldea de Nacaome al sur de Honduras.
Doña Emelda se dedica a su actividad que es la venta de productos de la canasta básica como ser arroz, frijoles, manteca, huevos, refrescos etc. se dedica a esta actividad desde hace ya varios años.
Doña Emelda su negocio lo tiene ubicado en su casa de habitación y sus clientes sus vecinos y todas las personas que le visitan en su negocio vecinos a su comunidad.
Doña Emelda está solicitando el préstamo para comprar más productos de abarrotería como azúcar, arroz, frijoles, café, leche, pan, manteca, etc. quiere llenar un poco mas su negocio y tener de los productos que le busquen. Tiene deseos de salir adelante y con el apoyo de este préstamo pretende seguir aumentando más el inventario de su negocio.
Doña Emelda su sueño es ampliar su pulpería y instalar un depósito de frescos.

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
  • $8,673,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Emelda to purchase sugar, rice, beans, coffee, milk, bread, lard, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 20, 2013
Listed
Aug 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014