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Olga Marina
Olga, 41, is a single mother living with her three children and two grandchildren. She rents her house because she does not own a house of her own. For the last twenty years she’s been working making and selling tortillas. Her business is located in a neighborhood in Nacaome, Valle in south Honduras and she sells from home. Her customers prefer her because of her kind, good customer service.

Olga is asking for a 5000 Lempira loan to buy corn, lime powder and firewood. With support from this loan she intends to cover the financial need her business has and continue with her project of completing building her house since that dream is about to become a reality. With profits generated from the loan she wants to meet some other needs she and her family have.

San Lorenzo, Honduras-August, 2012.
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La señora Olga de 41 años de edad, es madre soltera vive con sus tres hijos y dos nietos, ella renta donde vive ya que no tiene casa propia, se dedica desde hace 20 años al negocio de elaboración y venta de tortillas su negocio esta ubicado en un barrio de Nacaome, Valle al sur de Honduras y su venta es en su casa de habitación y sus clientes le prefieren por su atención y buen servicio a sus clientes.
Doña Olga esta solicitando 5,000.00 lempiras para compra de maíz, leña y cal. Con el apoyo de este préstamo ella pretende suplir la necesidad de financiamiento para su negocio y seguir adelante con su proyecto de terminar de construir su casa que es su sueño ya casi hecho realidad, con las utilidades generadas por el préstamo ella desea suplir otras necesidades de ella y su familia.
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
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,864,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Olga Marina to buy corn, lime powder and firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 30, 2012
Sep 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013