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Maria De La Cruz
Maria de la Cruz R. P. is 48 years old and the widowed mother of five dependent children. She has lived in the Buena Vista Sur part of town for 10 years. Her husband, who was completely dedicated to supporting his family, passed away two years ago. Maria now runs a business from her home; one that she and her husband had established.

The business is a general store where she sells consumable products, such as dried corn, sugar, rice, coffee, lard, cooking oil, poultry, cheese, juices, etc. She also sells cosmetics and medications.

Her business is in a good location and she will use the money from this loan to buy more merchandise in bulk. She wants to have a greater assortment so that she can increase her profits.
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la sra. Maria de la Cruz R. P. tiene 48 años de edad, es madre viuda, tiene cinco hijos que dependen de
ella, Maria vive en la colonia Buena Vista Sur desde hace 10 años. su esposo murio hace unos dos años,
dedicandose por completo al sustento de la familia, Maria tiene un negocio que junto con su esposo cuando estaba vivo lo establecieron en su casa de habitacion.

este negocio es el patrimonio de la familia, es una pulperia donde vende productos de consumo popular, como ser: maiz, azucar, arroz, café, manteca, aceite, pollo, queso, jugos, etc, tambien vende cosmeticos, y medicamentos.

su negocio esta ubicado en un buen punto, el credito lo utilizara para comprar mas mercaderia al por mayor, desea tener mas surtido su negocio para obtener mayores ganancias.

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
  • 55
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,864,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Maria De La Cruz inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 2, 2010
Aug 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011