Update on Blanca AuroraBlanca is 44 years old and lives with her two dependent children in a San Lorenzo community in southern Honduras. She has a home of her own and has been selling groceries, such as coffee, eggs, basic grains, meats, soft drinks, clothing, etc. for several years.
Blanca is a hardworking woman with many desires to get her family ahead. She is asking for this loan to buy sugar, coffee, bread, lard, rice, beans, water, milk, etc. and have more products for her business because the demand is high during this season.
She hopes to improve her business and quality of life with the help of this loan.
Her dream is to have a well-stocked store.
San Lorenzo, Honduras – December 2013.
Doña Blanca es una mujer bien trabajadora con muchos deseos de sacar adelante a su familia, está solicitando el préstamo para de azúcar, café, pan, manteca, arroz, frijoles, agua, leche, etc. y tener más productos para su negocio ya que desea surtirlo porque la demanda es bastante fuerte para esta época. Con el apoyo del préstamo espera mejorar su negocio y por ende su calidad de vida.
Su sueño es tener una buena pulpería bien surtida.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Diciembre del 2013.
Previous Loan DetailsBlanca, 43, lives with her daughter in her house located in a community in San Lorenzo in the south of Honduras. For 25 years she has made a living selling rice, beans, shortening, eggs, oil, toilet paper, chicken, meat, cold cuts, tomato paste, spaghetti, and all types of soda. Blanca sells… More from Blanca Aurora's previous loan »
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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