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Santos Balbina
Santos Balbina A. is 32 years old and she lives in the community of El Obraje. She sells every day goods from a store installed in her house. She has many clients because her business is located in a strategic location where there are many passers-by.

Santos is the mother of a 3-year old boy.

She is married and together with her husband they work hard to get ahead. Her husband works in the field of agriculture.

Santos also raises poultry and pigs.

Her goal is to make her business grow and to provide her son with a better quality of life.

The loan will be used to purchase merchandise in wholesale to supply her business.
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doña Santos Balbina A. tiene 32 años de edad, vive en el caseriio El Obraje y se dedica a la venta de productos de consumo diario, tiene una pulperia en su casa de habitacion, tiene muchos clientes ya que su negocio esta ubicado en un lugar estrategico en donde pasan muchas personas.
Santos es madre de un niño de 3 años.
Santos esta casada y junto con su esposo trabajan duro para salir adelante, su esposo trabaja en el rubro de la agricultura.
Santos tambien se dedica a la crianza de gallinas y cerdos.
su meta es hacer crecer su negocio y darle una mejor calidad de vida a su hijo.
el credito lo utilizara para la compra de mercaderia al por mayor para surtir su negocio.

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
  • $9,863,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Santos Balbina to purchase merchandise to supply her general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2011
Mar 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 1, 2012