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Santos Antonia
Santos is a responsible, hard-working and honest woman. She lives with her husband and children in a hamlet in the south of Honduras. She has a business selling pigs and another making tortillas.

Santos has been doing these two kinds of work for over twelve years. She needs a loan in order to buy corn, firewood, lime, and pigs, for her businesses. With this loan she hopes that her sales will increase as she has more products to offer and is able to serve her customers better.

Santos is hoping to pay for necessities and to improve her and her family's quality of life a little. In a few years she hopes that her business will continue to grow and be recognised in the area. She hopes that her children will become good people, with better opportunities.

Choluteca, Honduras. September 2013.
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La señora Santos es una persona responsable, trabajadora y honesta, vive con su esposo y sus hijos en un caserío al sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la venta cerdos y elaboración de tortillas.
Doña Santos tiene más de 12 años de dedicarse a estas actividades. El préstamo lo necesita para la compra de maíz, leña, cal y cerdos para sus negocios. Con el préstamo espera que las ventas en su negocio aumenten al tener más producto que ofrecer y poder así atender mejor a sus clientes.
Doña Santos 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 un negocio más grande y reconocido de la zona y que sus hijos se conviertan en personas de bien y con mejores oportunidades en la sociedad.




Choluteca, Honduras – Septiembre 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
  • 19
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,225,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Santos Antonia to buy pigs, corn, firewood, and lime for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 16, 2013
Listed
Sep 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2014