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Felix Cantalicia
Mrs. Felix Cantalicia G. is 49 years old and lives in the Sosa neighborhood in Tegucigalpa. Cantalicia’s job is to make and sell tortillas, which she has been doing for several years. Every day she gets up early to start work and makes a large batch of tortillas. A custom in Honduras is that tortillas are a food that are eaten three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner). Mrs. Cantalicia needs a loan at this time to purchase wholesale materials, so she can increase her earnings. She also is receiving more orders and is having a hard time keeping up.
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la sra. Felix Cantalicia G. tiene 49 años de edad, vive en la colonia la Sosa de la ciudad de Tegucigalpa, Cantalicia se dedica a la produccion y venta de tortillas, tiene varios años de realizar este tipo de actividad. todos los dias tiene una produccion grande de tortillas, se levanta temprano para empezar su produccion.
las tortillas es un alimento que se consume en los tres tiempos de comida (desayuno, almuerzo y cena). es una costumbre en Honduras.
la sra. Cantalicia en estos momentos necesita el credito para comprar mas materiales al por mayor, asi tiene mas ganancias. ademas que ahora los pedidos son mas grandes y no logra cumplirle a todos sus clientes.

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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
  • 38
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,976,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Felix Cantalicia buy firewood, water and corn flour to make tortillas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2010
Jan 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010