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Sra. Etelvina has a retail business that operates under the name “Pulperia Suyapa”. Here she sells everyday consumer products. Etelvina started her business six years ago and conducts her sales every day of the week. Her business is open from 6am to 9pm. Doña Etelvina is a single mother and has a daughter who is studying at a public school in her community.

She is requesting a loan because she needs to buy groceries for her store.

Her wish is to send her daughter to a private high school.
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La señora Etelvina cuenta con un negocio de pulperia que opera bajo el nombre de “Pulperia Suyapa”, ahi vende productos de consumo diario, tiene 6 años de haber iniciado su negocio, sus ventas son todos los días de la semana, abre su negocio desde las 6:00 am hasta las 9:00pm, doña Etelvina es madre soltera, tiene una niña, la que esta estudiando en la escuela publica de la comunidad, el credito lo utilizara para la compra de abarroterria para surtir su pulperia.

su deseo es poder mandar su hija a un colegio privado.

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
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,386,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Etelvina to buy corn, beans, rice, sugar, eggs, soap, juices, tomato sauce, cornmeal, toothpaste and toilet paper.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2011
Sep 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012