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Maria Nery
María, 46, lives with her husband in her house in a village of San Lorenzo, which is in the southern region of Honduras. She makes and sells clay ornaments. She has established clients who call her to place orders. She then makes and delivers the ornaments.

María has applied for a loan to buy more materials, such as clay, paint, brushes, ornament molds, etc. She has several orders to fulfill and she needs to have all of the necessary materials to make her artisan crafts. She is very happy to be working with Prisma, because the loans have allowed her to make progress.

María hopes that this investment will greatly help her to improve her quality of life and that of her family. Her dream is to open a pottery workshop.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – August 2013
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La señora María de 46 años de edad, vive con su esposo en su casa de habitación, ubicada en una aldea de San Lorenzo en zona sur de Honduras, se dedica a la elaboración y venta de adornos de barro.
Doña María tiene sus clientes establecidos, solo le llaman para hacerles los pedidos y se los elabora y entrega.
Doña María está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de mas materia prima como ser barros, pintura, pinceles, moldes de adornos, etc. ya que tiene varios pedidos y necesita tener todos los materiales para poder hacer sus productos artesanales, esta está muy contenta de trabajar con Prisma ya que con los prestamos que se le han dado a podido salir adelante.
Doña María espera que esta inversión le sea de mucha ayuda para mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia, su sueño de instalar un taller de alfarería.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – Agosto del 2013

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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
  • 74
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,656,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Maria Nery to buy clay, paint, brushes, ornament molds, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 26, 2013
Listed
Sep 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2014