Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Maria Somelia
Sra. María is a responsible, honest, and hardworking person. She lives with her husband and three children in southern Honduras. Her business involves selling food.

Doña María is requesting a loan because she needs to buy chicken, beef, soft drinks, rice, beans, tortillas, bananas, potatoes, cassava, condiments, and other items. By having a sufficient inventory of products, she can continue preparing the dishes that she sells. With this loan, Doña María hopes to have enough products to satisfy the demand from her customers since her business is located in a commercial area.

With the profit she earns, María hopes to slightly improve the financial situation for herself and her family. In the future, she hopes that her business will become the largest diner in the duty-free zone. Thanks to the investment she has made, she hopes that her children will become good people and that society will offer them better opportunities.

Choluteca, Honduras – August 2013
View original language description ↓
La Señora María es una persona muy responsable, honesta y trabajadora, vive con su esposo y sus 3 hijos en el sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la venta de comida.
Doña María el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de carnes de pollo, res, refrescos, arroz, frijoles, tortillas, plátanos, papas, yucas, condimentos, etc. Para tener los productos suficientes para seguir elaborando sus productos para la venta.
Doña María con el préstamo espera tener más producto que ofrecer para poder cubrir la demanda de los clientes que recibe ya que esta su negocio en una zona muy comercial. Y con los ingresos obtenidos espera mejorar un poco su situación económica y la de su familia.
Doña María en el futuro espera que su negocio sea el comedor más grande de la aduana. Gracias a la inversión hecha en el mismo y sueña con ver a sus hijos convertidos en persona de bien y con mejores oportunidades para la sociedad

Choluteca, Honduras – Agosto 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
  • 81
    View loans »
    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
A loan of $750 helped Maria Somelia to buy chicken, beef, soft drinks, rice, beans, tortillas, bananas, potatoes, cassava, condiments, and other items.
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2013
Sep 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2013