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Maria Felipa
María is a responsible, hard-working, honest person who lives with her children in the community of Choluteca in southern Honduras. She sells tortillas for a living and has been in business for several years.

María is in need of a loan to buy corn, firewood and limewater to continue making her products. She wants to increase sales by offering more products to her customers who visit her daily.

María hopes to meet her needs and improve her family's lifestyle. In a few years she hopes to expand her business and turn it into one of the largest, well-known businesses in the area so she can help her children get ahead, giving them more opportunities in life so they can be good people.


Choluteca, Honduras - August, 2013
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La señora María es una persona responsable, trabajadora y honesta, vive con sus hijos en una comunidad de Choluteca, al sur de Honduras, su negocio es la venta de tortillas y tiene varios años de dedicarse a esta actividad.
Doña María el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de maíz, leña y cal para seguir elaborando sus productos, espera que sus ventas aumenten al tener mas productos para ofrecerles a sus clientes que le vistan a diario.
Doña María espera cubrir las necesidades que tiene y mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia. En unos años espera que su negocio siga creciendo y se convierta en uno de los negocios más grandes y reconocidos de la zona para poder ayudar a sus hijos a seguir estudiando y que se conviertan en personas de bien con mejores oportunidades en la vida.

Choluteca, Honduras – Agosto 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
  • 44
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $7,989,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Maria Felipa to buy corn, firewood and limewater for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 25, 2013
Listed
Aug 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014