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Maris Isabel
Maris is a very entrepreneurial person. She lives with her husband and her children. Her business has been the production and sale of tortillas for 10 years.

Maris needs the loan to purchase corn, firewood, and lime. With the loan, she hopes that her sales increase owing to that she will count on more capital to obtain them for the products that he customers request from her daily. She also hopes to improve her economic situation in the home and that it is seen reflected with this investment.

Maris dreams that in a few years her business be positioned as the largest and best known in the zone and to be able to continue supporting her family and children.

Choluteca, Honduras – July, 2014
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La señora Maris es una persona muy emprendedora vive con su esposo y sus hijos. Su negocio es la elaboración y venta de tortillas desde hace más de 10 años.
Doña Maris el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de maíz, leña y cal. Con el crédito espera que sus ventas aumenten debido a que contara con más capital para obtenerlos los productos que sus clientes le solicitan a diario, así mismo espera que mejore su situación económica en el hogar y que se vea reflejado con esta inversión.
Doña Maris en unos años sueña con que su negocio este posicionado como el más grande y conocido de la zona y poder seguir apoyando a su familia e hijos.

Choluteca, Honduras – Julio del 2014

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
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,868,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Maris Isabel to purchase corn, firework, and lime for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2014
Aug 14, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2015