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Señora Melida has dedicated almost all of her life to selling groceries in her small home store. She provides her customers with what they need for daily use. She sells rice, fresh foods, soap, juices, milk, basic grains, and much more. Her customers are her neighbors and friends that visit her.

She will use the loan to buy groceries to stock her store as her customer's demands are great and she doesn't have sufficient capital to stock it.

Her goal is to make sure her customers are satisfied with her service.
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La señora Melida se ha dedicado casi toda su vida a la venta de abarrotería en su pulpería ubicada en su casa de habitación, ahí atendiende a sus clientes con los productos que nesecitan para el consumo diario, ahí vende arroz, frescos, jabón, jugos, leche, granos básicos, y mucho mas,
Sus clientes son los vecinos de su barrio y amigos que le visitan.

el credito lo utilizara para la compra de abarroteria para surtir su negocio, ya que las exigencias de sus clientes son mayores y no cuenta con el capital suficiente para surtirlo.

Su meta es que sus clientes estén satisfechos con su atención.

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
  • $9,382,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Melida purchase flour, toilet paper, toothpaste, soaps, bleach, floor cleaner, lotions, light bulbs, churros, rice, sugar, butter, oil, margarine, bread, cookies, coffee, and sodas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 2, 2011
Sep 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012