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Milagro Sulema
Sra. Milagro, 52 years old, is married and has two dependent children. She lives in the San Lorenzo community in the southern part of Honduras. She owns her home and for the past ten years has made a living selling groceries, meat, soft drinks and sweets.

Doña Milagro is an enterprising woman who strives to help her two children, both of whom are in school, get ahead. She makes her sales from her house and also as a street vendor. She is an example of optimism and responsibility, since she is one of Prisma Honduras’ best clients.

Doña Milagro is requesting a loan to purchase rice, sugar, coffee, beans, soft drinks, churros (fritters), vegetables, bread, milk, salsas, pastas, etc. Through this loan, she hopes to improve her earnings and in this way also improve her living conditions because she wants to sell a lot of groceries during this winter season.

Doña Milagro’s dream is to have her house in better condition and she also has a good project, a pigsty that she wants to expand.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – March, 2013.
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La señora Milagro de 52 años de edad es casada tiene 02 hijos que dependen de ella, vive en una comunidad de San Lorenzo al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 10 años al negocio de venta de abarrotería, carnes , frescos, golosinas.
Doña Milagro es una mujer emprendedora con muchas ganas de sacar adelante a sus hijos que están estudiando, su venta es en su casa y también de forma ambulante, es un ejemplo de optimismo y responsabilidad ya que es una de la mejores clientes que tiene la agencia.
Doña Milagro está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de arroz, azúcar, café, frijoles, frescos, churros, verduras, pan, leche, salsas, pastas, etc. Con el apoyo de este préstamo pretende mejorar sus ingresos y de esta forma mejorar también su condición de vida, ya que desea vender bastante para esta época de verano.
Doña Milagro su sueño es tener mejor su casa y también tiene un buen proyecto de una porqueriza que desea hacerla crecer.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Marzo 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
  • 83
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Milagro Sulema to purchase rice, sugar, coffee, beans, soft drinks, churros (fritters), vegetable, bread, milk, salsas, pastas, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013