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Elda Ely
Elda, age 37, lives in the southern region of Honduras. She lives with her husband, and he supports her in each of her activities. Her business is selling general groceries, which she has been doing for ten years in the community where she lives.

Her business is in a strategic location where there are a lot of people passing by because it is located on a main street. This makes her business very busy.

She needs the loan to buy corn, beans, meats, bread, dairy products, chicken, soft drinks, sugar, rice, beans, and salsas, etc.

The impact that Elda hopes for from the loan is for her sales to grow because she will buy a much greater variety of products. This way she will meet the needs of each one of her customers, who start visiting her business very early.

Elda’s future plan is to keep growing in her business and to be one of the best in the community. At the same time she plans to have a better quality of life with her family.

Choluteca, Honduras – January 2013
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La señora Elda tiene 37 años, vive en la zona sur de Honduras, vive con su esposo quien la apoya en cada una de su actividad. Su negocio es venta de abarrotería en general, trabajo que realiza desde hace 10 años en su comunidad donde vive.
Doña Elda su negocio se encuentra en un punto estratégico, donde la fluidez de personas es grande porque se encuentra ubicada en calle principal y esto hace que sea muy visitada. el crédito lo necesita para la compra de maíz, frijoles, carnes, pan, lácteos, pollo, refrescos, azúcar, arroz, frijoles, salsas, etc.
Doña Elda el impacto esperado con el crédito, es que sus ventas crezcan, ya que comprara mucha más variedad de productos y así satisfacer las necesidades de cada uno de sus clientes, los cuales visitan su negocio desde muy temprano.
Doña Elda los planes a futuro es seguir creciendo en su negocio y ser uno de los mejores en su comunidad al mismo tiempo tener una mejor calidad de vida con su familia.

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
  • 38
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,977,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Elda Ely to buy corn, beans, meats, bread, dairy products, chicken, soft drinks, sugar, rice, beans, and salsas, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013