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Gladys Argentina
Gladys is 58 years old. She is a single mother who owns her own home where she lives with her two children who depend on her. She lives in the merchant community of San Lorenzo, in southernHonduras. She has worked their for 13 years in the business of making and selling bread, rolls and quesadillas. She sells in the San Lorenzo markets and to friends. Gladis is a woman who has gotten ahead and who has gotten her children ahead with htis business selling bread.

Gladys is asking for 12,000.00 lempiras to buy flour, firewood, oil, eggs, tins, etc. With the suopport of this loan, she wants to keep improving her business and with her earnings improve her home.

Gladys' dream is for her children to graduate from college.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Agosto del 2012.
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La señora Gladys de 58 años de edad, es madre soltera y tiene su propia casa en donde vive con sus dos hijos que dependen de ella, radica en la comunidad del comercio San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, se dedica desde hace 13 años al negocio de elaboración y venta de pan , rosquillas y quesadillas, su venta es en los mercados de San Lorenzo y con personas amigas, Doña Gladis es una mujer que ha salido adelante sola y ha sacado adelante a sus hijos con este negocio de venta de pan.
Doña Gladys esta solicitando 12,000.00 lempiras para compra de harina, leña, aceites, huevos, latas, etc. Con el apoyo de este préstamo desea seguir mejorando su negocio y con las ganancias mejorar su casa.
Doña Gladys su sueño es que sus hijos se le gradúen de la universidad.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Agosto del 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
  • 54
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,870,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Gladys Argentina to buy flour, firewood, oil, eggs, tins, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 4, 2012
Sep 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013