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Maria Teodora
Maria Teodora is 37 and single. She sells beverages and groceries. Her customers are her friends and neighbors. She sells beverages and a wide range of basic food items. María Teodora used her first loan to invest in her seafood business, and with her profits, she was able to open a small grocery store in her house.

She has applied for this loan to buy water, rice, sugar, beans, eggs, beverages, and more. Her business is located in the city of Amapala in southern Honduras. María Teodora will use her earnings and the funding to move forward and keep growing her business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – September 2013
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La señora Maria Teodora de 37 años de edad es soltera y se dedica a la venta de refrescos y abarrotería, sus cliente son todo los amigos y vecinos de su aldea, en su negocio vende lo que son refrescos y una gran variedad de productos de la canasta básica.
Doña María Teodora en su primer crédito se dedicaba a la venta de mariscos, con las ganancias que obtuvo logro poner una pulpería en su casa de habitación, esta solicitando el crédito para invertir en compra de agua, arroz, azúcar, frijoles, huevos, refrescos, etc. Su negocio esta ubicado en el municipio de Amapala en la parte sur de Honduras.
Doña María Teodora con las ganancias y el apoyo de este préstamo desea salir adelante y seguir mejorando su negocio.

San Lorenzo, 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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 98
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,207,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Maria Teodora to buy water, rice, sugar, beans, eggs, and beverages for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2013
Sep 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 20, 2015