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Maria Guadalupe
Señora Maria Guadalupe H. is 57 years old, unmarried, and has no children. She has been selling clothing and sandals for five years. In addition, she sells baleadas, a Honduran burrito, on the weekends.

Maria needs a loan to stock her business in preparation for the Christmas season. In the time leading up to Christmas she makes many sales and can increase her earnings. On the weekends she has a stall where she sells baleadas, which are very popular amongst the people living in her area. They are made with refried beans, eggs, butter, cheese, and ham. They are delicious and a complete meal. Her dream is to have a thriving business in the San Lorenzo market.
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la señora Maria Guadalupe H. tiene 57 años de edad, es soltera, no tiene hijos y se dedica a la venta de ropa, sandalis y los fines de semana vende baleadas desde hace 05 años.
Maria necesita el prestamo para surtir su negocio para navidad ya que esta es una epoca en la cual las ventas se ponen muy buenas y asi poder tener mas ganancias.
Maria los fines de semana pone un puesto de venta de baleadas las cuales las vende todas, este tipo de comida es muy apetecida por los habitantes de esta zona, ya que una baleada con frijolitos fritos, huevo, mantequilla, queso y jamon es una delicia al comersela y es un alimento completo.
su sueño es tener un negocio fuerte en el mercado de San Lorenzo.

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
  • 78
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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 $550 helped Maria Guadalupe to purchase bedding, underwear, socks, sandals, and shirts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2009
Oct 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010