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Sofia Del Socorro
Sofía is 38 years old, married and lives in her home with her husband. For over five years, she has worked buying and selling seafood. She is a traveling salesperson and makes her sales throughout the different towns in her region. She has many customers who always wait for her to consume her products such as crabs, white and red fish, and curiles (a type of mollusk). She is known for being a fighter because with her earnings, she was able to build her home. She is also know for being a very kind woman with a dream of continuing to improve her income. She lives in the town of Campamento Nacaome Valle in southern Honduras.

Sofia is seeking 11,000 Lempira to purchase jaiba, white and red fish, and curiles (a type of mollusk). With the support of this loan, she hopes to continue investing in her business and improving her income. Her dream is to invest more into her business and continue to generate greater earnings.

San Lorenzo, Honduras- April, 2014.
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La señora Sofía de 38 años de edad, es casada y vive en su casa de habitación con su esposo donde se dedica a la compra y venta de mariscos desde hace mas de 5 años, sus ventas son de forma ambulantes por las diferentes aldeas de la zona donde cuenta con mucha clientela la cual le esperan siempre para consumir sus productos como jaiba, pescado blanco y pescado rojo, y curiles, es conocida por ser una persona muy luchadora ya que con las ganancia pudo construir su vivienda, es conocida por ser una persona muy amble y con el deseo de seguir mejorando sus ingresos. Ella radica en la aldea Campamento Nacaome Valle al sur de Honduras.
Doña Sofia esta solicitando 11,000 lempira para compra de jaiba, pescado blanco y pescado rojo, y curiles, Con el apoyo de este préstamo desea seguir invirtiendo en su negocio y mejorar sus ingresos..
Su sueño es invertir más en su negocio y seguir obteniendo mejores ganancias.
San Lorenzo, Honduras – ABRIL 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
  • 27
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Sofia Del Socorro purchase crab, white and red fish, and curiles (type of mollusk).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2014
Jun 5, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2015