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Maria Ana
María’s a very responsible, honest, hardworking person living with her husband and three children in a community in south Honduras. María’s business is selling watermelons and needs the loan to buy them. She hopes with the loan to have more product to offer and to fill customer orders she gets that are very good. With income earned, María wants to improve her family’s economic situation a bit. In future, she hopes her business will grow thanks to the investment made in it and she dreams with seeing her children fulfilled and become upstanding citizens with better opportunities.

Choluteca, Honduras - November, 2012
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La señora María es una persona muy responsable, honesta y trabajadora, vive con su esposo y sus 3 hijos en una comunidad al sur de Honduras.
Doña María su negocio es la venta de sandia, el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de sandias. Con el crédito ella espera tener más producto que ofrecer para cubrir los pedidos que recibe de sus clientes que son muy buenos.
Doña María con los ingresos obtenidos desea mejorar un poco su situación económica y la de su familia. En el futuro espera que su negocio crezca gracias a la inversión hecha en el mismo y sueña con ver a sus hijos realizados y convertidos en persona de bien y con mejores oportunidades.

Choluteca, Honduras – Noviembre 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
  • 81
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Maria Ana to buy watermelons.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 17, 2012
Dec 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013