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Azucena Altagracia
Azucena, age 46, is married and has one child who is dependent upon her. For 25 years she has had the business of selling soft drinks, chicken, sausages, bags of water, churros, candy, vegetables, cosmetics, basic grains, medicine, and bread. Her business is located in the San Lorenzo community in southern Honduras.

Azucena is a woman who has worked hard in order to get her family ahead. She is requesting a loan in order to buy grocery products like soaps, churros, soft drinks, beans rice, coffee, sugar, shortening, water, candy, bread, and vegetables. These are the products that she sells the most of during this season. With the support of this loan she intends to improve her income, and she will consequently improve her quality of life.

Azucena’s dream is to have a good business and to improve her house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras December, 2012
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La señora Azucena de 46 años de edad, es casada tiene un hijo que depende de ella, se dedica desde hace 25 años al negocio de venta de frescos, pollo, embutidos, agua en bolsa, churros, dulces, verduras, cosméticos, granos básicos, medicina y pan su negocio está ubicado en una comunidad de San Lorenzo al sur de Honduras.
Doña Azucena es una mujer que ha trabajado duro para sacar adelante a su familia está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de abarrotería como ser: jabones, churros, frescos, frijoles, arroz, café, azúcar, manteca, refrescos, agua, dulces, pan y verduras que son los productos que más se le venden en esta época, con el apoyo de este préstamo ella pretende mejorar sus ingresos y por ende su calidad de vida.
Doña Azucena su sueño es tener un buen negocio y mejorar su casa.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Diciembre 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
  • 42
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,863,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Azucena Altagracia to buy soaps, churros, soft drinks, beans rice, coffee, sugar, shortening, water, candy, bread, and vegetables for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 14, 2012
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014