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Alba Marina
Alba is hardworking and responsible. She lives in a town in southern Honduras with her three children. She has owned a small grocery store for five years that her neighbors shop at regularly. Alba has applied for a loan to buy more merchandise like beverages, margarine, bread, eggs, chicken, sugar, coffee, churros, meat, canned goods, rice, beans, and more to meet customer demand.

Alba hopes the loan will help her buy enough merchandise to satisfy her customers and fill their orders so that her sales and income increase enough to improve her family's standard of living. Alba dream is to grow her business, making it the best known in her neighborhood, and to keep helping her family achieve its goals and her children their dreams, such as finishing their education.

Choluteca, Honduras – Octubre 2013
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La señora Alba es una persona muy trabajadora y responsable vive en una comunidad en el sur de Honduras junto con ella viven sus 3 hijos. Su negocio es una mini pulpería desde hace 5 años, la cual es muy visitada por los vecinos de su comunidad.
Doña Alba está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de más producto como ser: refrescos, manteca, pan, huevos, pollo, azúcar, café, churros, carne, embutidos, arroz, frijoles, etc. que necesita para cubrir la demanda de producto que tiene de sus clientes.
Doña Alba espera que el préstamo le sirva de mucho y que gracias a esto contar con los insumos suficientes para cubrir la demanda de sus clientes y así satisfacer los pedidos de los mismos, de tal manera que sus ventas tengan un gran aumento, con el cual pueda ganar más ingresos que beneficien su estilo de vida y el de su familia en el hogar.
Doña Alba su sueño es su negocio siga creciendo y que se convierta en el mas conocido de la comunidad y así seguir apoyando a su familia y cumplir las metas y sueños de sus hijos como el de que estos terminen sus estudios.


Choluteca, Honduras – Octubre 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
  • 27
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,152,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Alba Marina to buy beverages, margarine, bread, eggs, chicken, sugar, coffee, churros, meat, canned goods, rice, beans, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 17, 2013
Listed
Nov 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2014