Fe Y Esperanza - Faith And Hope Group
Wendy, a young woman working for one year, has a small stand which she opens early, by 7:00 AM until midday at 1:00. She returns to open again at 3:00 PM and closes at 6:00 PM. Her business is located very strategically in front of the soccer field and near the Community Health Center. She sells snacks like potato chips, enchiladas, tacos and also the most preferred by customers - shaved ices of coffee and blackberry. On Saturdays she sells the most because a lot of people come to the field. She is very friendly and needs credit to buy ingredients wholesale and thus earn more income. She is married and has 2 children who are students.
Ana's business is selling snacks like banana chips, tacos, yucca, chicken, and soft drinks. Every day she starts at 7:00 AM and works until 9:00 PM. She ia a very well known woman in the area for her friendly manner with her clients. She has had the business for 19 years, and has been able to build a large house. Her husband works as a airplane mechanic. The business has chairs and tables for the comfort of the people that go there to eat. She has regular clients to whom she sells breakfast and lunch. She is well located in the main street of Nueva Esperanza which is well travelled by the students of the nearby school and high school. She needs credit to be able to buy products wholesale at lower proices.
Delmy is a young woman, hardworking and eager to progress since it is one year ago that she graduated as a nurse. She has a small business selling a variety of products for feminine use such as lipstick, eye liners, adhesives, hooks, shadows, creams, earrings, and bracelets. She also sells products by catalog such as creams, lotions, shampoo, soaps, and deodorants. She has many clients and she has a big window in the front of her house which is located on one of the streets providing access to the Venezuela neighborhood and likewise to her friends and the community health center. She has had this business for fifteen years. Her husband works as a mechanic. They have five children of whom three are now completing the University and two are still in school. She needs the money to buy products such as tableware, creams, perfumes, sandals, and ornaments since in the month of May Mother's Day is celebrated in our country and her clients already have already placed some orders..
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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