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Lucia H. sells basic goods that people use daily. She has a small grocery store, which she has had for 10 years and operates under the name “Yessenia”. The business is located in her house. She is married and is the mother of 2 children, of which only one still depends on herself and her husband; the other no longer lives with them. Her husband is a coffee farmer and he has a small coffee farm, since the place where they live is good for growing this crop. Lucia has been able to support her children through their education and has been able to help her husband with the household expenses. At this moment she needs the loan to buy more merchandise.
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La Sra.H. se dedica a la venta de productos de consumo popular, ella tiene una pulpería, tiene 10 años de tenerla, la cual opera bajo el nombre de Pulpería "YESSENIA" su negocio esta ubicado en su casa de habitación. ella es casada y madre de 2 hijos, de los cuales ya solo depende uno de su matrimonio el otro ya no vive con ellos, su esposo se dedica a la caficultura y tiene una pequeña finca de café ya que el lugar donde vive es apto para ese cultivo. Doña Lucia ha logrado apoyar a sus hijos con la educacion y su esposo con los gastos del hogar. ella en este momento necesita el credito para la compra de mercaderia.

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
  • 89
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Lucia to buy bread, coffee, shortening, beans, rice, sugar, cooking oil, chips and snacks, soft drinks, dairy products, toilet paper, soups, soaps.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2009
May 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010