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Nelsis Argentina
36-year-old Nelsis lives with her son in their home in the suburbs of a neighbourhood of San Lorenzo, in the south zone of Honduras.

For 8 years she has been working selling food like chicken, tacos, enchiladas, manioc, tortillas with cream cheese filling, roast meat and natural juices, soft drinks e.t.c. Nelsis' business is located in the square outside a high school of the community where she lives and everyday her friends and passers-by visit her to buy her products.

The loan is to buy more chicken, beef, potatoes, green vegetables, lettuce, cabbage, avocado, condiments, soft drinks, biscuits, churros (a type of fried doughnut) e.t.c. because she is getting more customers and they have asked her for more variety in her products and this way she can earn more profits. Nelsis, with the support of this loan, hopes to satisfy the demand of her clients and at the same time wants her business to improve and be one of the most well-known. Her dream is to buy a plot of land for her son.
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La Señora Nelsis de 36 años, vive con su hijo en su casa de habitación ubicada en un barrio de San Lorenzo, en la zona sur de Honduras, se dedica desde hace 08 años a la venta comida como ser pollo, tacos, enchiladas, yuca, tortillas con quesillo, carne asada y jugos naturales, refrescos etc.
Doña Nelsis su negocio está ubicado en una glorieta fuera de un colegio de la comunidad donde vive y a diario le visitan sus amigos y personas que transitan para comprar sus productos.
Doña Nelsis el préstamo para la compra de mas carnes de pollo, res, papas, plátanos verdes, lechuga, repollo, aguacate, condimentos, refrescos, galletas, churros etc. porque su clientela a aumentado y les están pidiendo diversidad de productos y así poder obtener más ganancias
Doña Nelsis con el apoyo de este préstamo espera poder satisfacer la demanda de sus clientes y a la ves quiere que su negocio mejore y se uno de los mas reconocidos, su sueño comprase un terreno para su hijo.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Abril 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
  • 34
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,985,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.2
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Nelsis Argentina to buy chicken, beef, potatoes, green bananas, lettuce, cabbage, avocado, condiments, soft drinks, biscuits, churros (a type of fried doughnut) for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 18, 2013
May 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014