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Melia is 38 years old and married, with two children. She lives with them and her husband in the town of Langue, in southern Honduras. Melia sells food, such as tacos, enchiladas, fish tortas, soups, fried chicken, tamales, soft drinks, water, etc.

Melia is requesting a loan of 10,000.00 to purchase meat, tortillas, soft drinks, water, and other products to prepare her food, so that she can offer her customers variety and fullfill all their orders.

Melia's plans are to continue working on her business, strengthen it, and attract more customers, in order to improve her income.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - March 2012
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La señora Melia, tiene 38 años de edad, es casada, tiene 2 hijos y vive junto a ellos y a su esposo en el municipio de Langue, al sur de Honduras.
La señora Melia se dedica a la venta de golosinas , como ser tacos, enchiladas, tortas de pescado, sopas, pollo frito, tamales, frescos, agua, etc.
Melia esta solicitando su crédito de 10,000.00 para la compra de Carnes, tortillas, refrescos, agua y otros productos para elaborar sus golosinas y de esta forma tener variedad de productos para ofrecer variedad a sus clientes además de atender todos sus pedidos.
Los planes de doña Melia son seguir trabajando en su negocio, tratar de fortalecerlo más y lograr acaparar más clientes, para mejorar sus ingresos.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Marzo 2012

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
  • 37
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,990,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Melia to purchase meat, tortillas, soft drinks, water, and other products for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2012
May 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012