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Maria Catalina
Mrs. Maria S. is 52 years old. She is married to Mr. Julian Gomez who works as a driver. They have 3 children, but only the one in high school is still dependent upon them. Maria sells food like seafood soup, seafood cocktails, fried chicken, roasted meat, breaded and fried shrimp, bottled refreshments, and water. She also rents apartments. She has had her cafe for 28 years. She needs a loan now to be able to buy more products to make her food. There is a big demand during Holy Week. She needs to be well stocked in order to meet the needs of her customers. At this time people eat a lot of seafood.
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la sra. Maria S. tiene 52 años de edad, esta casada con el sr. Julian Gomez que se desempeña como motorista, ellos tinen 3 hijos de los cuales solo uno depende de ellos y esta estudiando en el colegio.
ella se dedica a la venta de comidas como sopas marineras, cocteles de curiles, pollo frito, carne asada, camarones empanizados, refrescos de botella, agua,. tambien ella se dedica al alquier de unos apartamentos, ella tiene 28 años de tener su comedor, ella en estos momentos necesita un credito para poder compras mas producto para producir sus comidas ya que la demanda es bastante en estos dias de semana santa y necesita estar bien abastecida para cumplir con todas las necesidades de sus clientes, esta es una epoca en que la gente consume mucho marisco.

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
  • 54
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,879,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Maria Catalina to buy beef, chicken, pork, soft drinks, tortillas and seafood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 24, 2009
Mar 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009