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Maria Santos
Maria is a 71-year-old single woman who makes and sells bread and ring-shaped pastry for a living. She also sells milk and has livestock to produce milk.

She will invest this loan in the purchase of materials to make bread and ring-shaped pastry.

Now, her customers' orders have increased and she is not able to meet their demands because she needs to increase production.

The sale of milk is doing well and she has good livestock breeds. She needs profits to pay family expenses.
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La señora Maria tiene 71 años de edad, es soltera y se dedica a la produccion y venta de pan y rosquillas, tambien vende leche, tiene ganado de ordeño, el credito lo utilizara para la compra de los materiales para la fabricacion de sus panes y rosquillas, en estos momentos los pedidos de los clientes han aumentado y no logra cubrir con todo, necesita tener una mayor produccion.
Con la venta de la leche le va bien, tiene una buena cria de ganado.
las ganancias las necesita para cubrir los gastos del hogar.

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
  • 79
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Maria Santos to buy flour, eggs, butter, sugar, margarine, oil, cheese, yeast, baking powder and firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2011
Dec 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012