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Santos Benigna
Benigna is an honest, responsible, and hardworking lady who lives with her husband and three children in a southern Honduras town. She sells snacks.

Benigna needs this loan to buy chewing gum, bon bons, candy, chocolates, churros, cookies, soft drinks. She expects her sales to increase because she will have fresh inventory to offer her customers.

Benigna expects to cover her needs and also wants her family’s quality of life to improve with this investment.

Benigna expects her business to grow within one year and become a mini market so she can continue supporting her children so that they can become persons of means.
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La Señora Benigna es una persona muy honesta, responsable y trabajadora vive con su esposo y sus 3 hijos en una col al sur de Honduras. Su negocio es una chiclera.
Doña Benigna el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de chicles, bombones, confites, chocolates, churros, galletas, refrescos, etc. Con el préstamo espera que sus ventas aumenten debido a que contara con capital fresco que ofrecer a los clientes.
Doña Benigna espera cubrir sus necesidades y así mismo desea que su situación de vida y la de familia mejoren con esta inversión.
Doña Benigna espera que en 1 año su negocio crezca y se convierta en un mini mercadito y así poder seguir apoyando a sus hijos a que se conviertan en personas de bien.

Choluteca, Honduras – Enero 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
  • $9,971,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Santos Benigna to buy merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013