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Petrona Del Carmen
Petrona del Carmen L. makes rosquillas (a doughnut shaped cracker), tustacas (a type of corn cake with sugar) and quesadillas. She makes these in her home with the help of her daughters. She distributes her product to different businesses in the cities of El Paraiso and Danli. Her rosquillas are in high demand. They are characterized by their flavor and how crunchy they are. This is the main source of income for Petrona.

She will use this loan to buy materials to make her rosquillas, tustacas and quesadillas.

Petrona is an enterprising woman with a spirit to overcome difficulties. She has had to fight on her own to raise and educate her children.
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la sra. Petrona del Carmen L. se dedica a la elaboracion de rosquillas, tustacas y quesadillas actividad que realiza en su casa de habitación con ayuda de sus hijas, su producto los distribuye en diferentes negocios de la ciudad de El Paraíso Y Danlí, sus rosquillas tienen una gran demanda son caracterizadas por su sabor y lo crujientes que son, esta es su principal fuente de ingresos que doña Petrona Posee.
el credito lo utilizara para la compra de materiales para la fabricacion de las rosquillas, tustacas y quesadillas.
Petrona es una mujer emprendedora y con espíritu de superación, a tenido que luchar sola para darle la crianza y educación a sus hijos.

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
  • 54
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,872,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Petrona Del Carmen purchase cheese, corn, wood, lard, brown sugar and cinnamon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2011
Jan 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 1, 2012