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Amanda, 42, is married with two dependent children, aged 17 and 18. She lives in San Lorenzo, to the south of Honduras and has her own home. For two years she has been selling fresh goods, churros, sausages, basic grains and general groceries.

Amanda's customers like her because of her care and manner when she is serving them. Her shop is open Monday - Sunday and the majority of her customers work on the farm located in her area.

Amanda is a hard-working woman, who wants to succeed. She is requesting the loan to buy groceries, chicken, sausages, beans, sugar, coffee, rice, sauces, pasta, salt and butter etc., which are her best-selling products.

With the help of this loan, Amanda will try to improve her income and therefore improve her quality of life. Her dream is to improve her business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - January 2013.
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La señora Amanda de 42 años de edad, es casada, tiene dos hijos que dependen de ella , sus hijos tiene edades de 18 y 17 años, vive en una comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 02 años a la venta de frescos, churros, embutidos, granos básicos, y abarrotería en general.
Doña Amanda sus clientes le prefieren por su atención y dispocion en el momento de servirles, sus ventas son de lunes a domingo y la mayoría de sus clientes son los empleados de una finca que está ubicada en su comunidad,.
Doña Amanda es una mujer trabajadora y con deseos de salir adelante, está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de frescos, pollo, embutidos, frijoles, azúcar, café, arroz, salsas, pastas, sal, manteca, etc. Que son los productos que más se venden.
Doña Amanda con el apoyo de este préstamo pretende mejorar sus ingresos y de esta manera mejorar su calidad de vida, su sueño es mejorar su negocio.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Enero del 2013.

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
  • 38
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,370,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Amanda to buy groceries, chicken, sausages, beans, sugar, coffee, rice, sauces, pasta, salt and butter etc for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013