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Maria Angela
Ms. Maria Angela L. is a 37-year-old woman who owns a general store in the Sosa housing development of the capital city. She managed to set up this business with the loans that she was granted after she was let go from her previous job. With this business, she helps out her husband financially in order to cover the household expenses. They have 3 children who attend public school. With this loan, she is planning on restocking her shop with a wider selection of products for her customers. She states that this business belongs solely to her and that she cares meticulously for it because this will be her source of income for the rest of her life.
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la Sra. Maria Angela L. tiene 37 años de edad, ella tiene una pequeña pulperia en la colonia sosa de la ciudad capital, ella logro poner este negocio con las prestaciones que le dieron cuando la despidieron del trabajo que tenia anteriormente, con este negocio ella apoya a su esposo economicamente para cubrir con los gastos del hogar, ellos tienen 3 hijos los cuales estudian en colegios publicos, con el credito ella piensa surtir mas el negocio y de esa manera mejorar sus ingresos ya que ella tiene pensado comprar mas productos diferentes para ofrecer a sus clientes. ella nos comento que este negocio es todo para ella y que lo cuida mucho ya que este sera su fuente de ingresos por el resto de su vida.

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
  • 71
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Maria Angela purchase churros (fried dough-pastry), soft drinks, sugar, lard, beans, tortillas, cooking oil, coffee, bread, rice, meat, chicken, canned goods, and instant soup.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2009
May 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010