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Maria Lucrecia
María is a hardworking, responsible, and honest person. She lives with her children in the community of La Chorrera, in the south of Honduras. Her business is the buying and selling of cattle.

María needs the loan to buy cattle. With the loan she expects to have more cattle to offer and this will increase her sales. The income obtained will improve her and her family’s standard of living.

For the future, María hopes that her business will grow and that she will be the best-known person in this business so that she can continue supporting her family so that they can live a much better life.

Choluteca, Honduras - September 2012
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Doña María es una señora trabajadora, responsable y honesta vive con sus hijos en la comunidad de La Chorrera al sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la compra y venta de ganado.
Doña María el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de ganado. Con el préstamo ella espera tener más ganado que ofrecer y así aumentar las ventas y a su vez con los ingresos obtenidos mejorar el estilo de vida y el de su familia.
Doña María en el futuro ella espera que su negocio crezca y sea el más conocido de este rubro y con esto seguir apoyando a su familia a que puedan vivir de una manera mucho mejor.
Choluteca, Honduras – Septiembre 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
  • 77
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Maria Lucrecia to buy cattle for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 11, 2012
Oct 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 18, 2013