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Maria Yolanda
María Yolanda is 42 years old. She lives with her husband and their five children in their house, which is located in San Lorenzo in the south of Honduras.

María Yolanda has earned a living for several years in the business of making and selling tortillas. Her customers are people who visit her from restaurants and people who arrive at her house to buy tortillas for lunch and dinner.

María Yolanda is requesting the loan for the purchase of corn, firewood, and lime powder, which are the raw materials she needs to make tortillas. She also needs to improve her house. With the support of this loan, she hopes to improve her income and buy what she needs to continue working. María Yolanda's dream is to improve her house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - July 2013
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La señora María Yolanda de 42 años de edad vive con su esposo y sus cinco hijos en su casa de habitación ubicada en San Lorenzo al sur de Honduras, se dedica desde hace ya varios años al negocio de elaboración y venta de tortillas.
Doña María Yolanda su clientes son personas que la visitan de restaurantes y personas que llegan a su casa a comprar las tortillas para el almuerzo y cena.
Doña María Yolanda Solicita el préstamo para la compra de maíz, leña y cal que son la materia prima que necesita para elaborar las tortillas, también necesita para mejorar su vivienda. Con el apoyo de este préstamo ella espera mejorar sus ingresos y comprar lo que necesita para seguir trabajando.
Doña María Yolanda sueño es mejorar su casa.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Julio 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
  • 55
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,864,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maria Yolanda to purchase corn, firewood, and lime powder for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 20, 2013
Aug 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014