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Olga Marina
Olga Marina is 38 years old, married, and has four children who depend on her. She lives in the community of San Lorenzo, a valley in the south of Honduras. Olga Marina has her own house, and for a year she has worked making tortillas. She wakes up early every day to grind the corn to sell the tortillas, and this has provided her many good clients. Olga Marina is requesting the loan to buy corn and firewood. It is her first loan that she is requesting, and with its help, she wants to prepare herself with firewood and corn. They're a little less expensive right now, and she wants to take advantage. Her dream is to improve her home this year.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – January 2014
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La señora Olga Marina de 38 años de edad, es casada, tiene cuatro hijos que depende de ella, vive en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, valle al sur de Honduras.
Doña Olga Marina tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 01 año a la elaboración de tortilla, se levanta temprano todo los días a moler el maíz para vender las tortillas y esto le ha generado buenos y muchos clientes.
Doña Olga Marina está solicitando el préstamo para la compra maíz y la leña, es su primer préstamo que solicita y con el apoyo del mismo desea prepararse de leña y maíz, ya que está un poco barato ahorita y quiere aprovechar. Su sueño es mejorar su vivienda para este año.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – Enero del 2014

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
  • 30
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Olga Marina to buy corn and firewood for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 18, 2014
Feb 10, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014