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Maria Emelda
Maria is 47 years old widow, she lives in the El Caimito community and she engages in selling basic necessities. She runs a corner shop in her own house, where she lives with her two children. Her husband died two years ago.
Maria strongly wants to improve herself: right now she has to do everything on her own, but she is strong enough to work and to keep on providing for her family.
The loan she is requesting will be used to buy general products such as basic grains, dairy products, sausages and drinks. She wants to stock up her shop for the upcoming Christmas season.
Her wish is for all of her relatives, all residing in the United States, to live a good life.
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La señora Maria tiene 47 años de edad, vive en la comunidad del el caimito y se dedica a la venta de productos de consumo popular, tiene una pulperia en su casa de habitacion, Maria vive con sus dos hijos, es viuda su esposo fallecio hace dos años.
Maria tiene muchos deseos de superarse, ahora le toca todo sola, pero tiene muchas fuerzas para trabajar y salir adelante.
el credito lo utilizara para la compra de abarroteria, granos basicos, lacteos, enbutidos y refrescos, desea surtir su negocio para la epoca de navidad.
Su deseo es que sus demas familiares esten bien, todos viven en los estados unidos.

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
  • 36
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,977,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Maria Emelda to buy general products such as basic grains, dairy products, sausages and drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2011
Dec 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012