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Gladis
Gladis Marina, 60, is married and lives with her two grandchildren and her mother. For 16 years she has been running a grocery store in the community of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras.

Gladis sells everything related to the family basket, including ready meals, fresh produce, soups, tortillas, water in a bag, etc. She is a hard-working, enterprising woman who is determined to get ahead.

Gladis sells a bit of everything and thanks to her work she has been able to support her children. She is requesting a loan to buy fresh produce, water, coffee, bread, corn, sugar, shortening, flour, eggs, 12 chickens and two pigs. The loan will help improve her income so she can get ahead.

Gladis is very grateful for the new loan from Prisma. Her goal is to improve her business.



San Lorenzo, Honduras - September, 2013.
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La señora Gladis Marina de 60 años de edad es casada, vive con sus dos nietos y su madre en su casa de habitación, se dedica desde hace 16 años al negocio de venta de abarrotería en su negocio ubicado en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras.
Doña Gladis en su negocio vende todo lo relacionado a la canasta familiar, también vende comidas, frescos, sopas de mondongo, tortillas para baleadas y agua en bolsa, es una mujer trabajadora y muy emprendedora con deseos de salir adelante.
Doña Gladis vende de todo y gracias a su actividad ha podido salir adelante a sus hijos, está solicitando el préstamo para compra de frescos, aguas, café, pan, maíz, azúcar, manteca, harina, huevos, 12 gallinas y dos cerdos, con el apoyo del préstamo pretende mejorar su ingreso y salir adelante.
Doña Gladis está muy contenta de solicitar un nuevo préstamo en Prisma, su sueño es mejorar 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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $7,998,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Gladis to buy fresh produce, water, coffee, bread, corn, sugar, shortening, flour, eggs, 12 chickens and two pigs for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 28, 2013
Listed
Oct 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2014