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Ana Mercedes
Ana is a responsible, hardworking, and honest woman. She lives with her three children, is a single mother and lives in a southern Honduras community. She has a general store.

Ana needs this loan to buy corn, firewood, salt, rice, lard, coffee, sugar, beans, water, salsas, flour, margarines, eggs, churros, etc. She expects that this loan will help her increase her merchandise so that she will have more to offer her customers and cover their needs. In this way she can improve her family’s financial situation.

Ana expects to continue growing her business and consolidate so that she can convert into a mini supermarket to continue to support her family so that her children can complete their studies so that they can become honest persons of means.
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La Señora Ana es una persona responsable, trabajadora y honesta, vive con sus 3 hijos, es madre soltera y vive en una comunidad al sur de Honduras. Su negocio es una pulpería.
Doña Ana el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de maíz, leña, cal, arroz, manteca, café, azúcar, frijoles, refrescos, agua, salsas, harina, margarinas, huevos, churros, etc. Con el préstamo ella espera que las ventas en su negocio aumenten al tener más mercadería que ofrecer a los clientes y cubrir las necesidades de los mismos y con esto mejorar un poco la situación económica de su familia.
Doña Ana en unos 3 años espera que su negocio siga creciendo y consolidándose para que se convierta en un mini supermercado y seguir apoyando a su familia, para que sus hijos terminen sus estudios y se conviertan en personas honesta y responsables.

Choluteca, 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
  • 84
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Ana Mercedes to stock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013