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Mirian Marcelina
Mirian Sánchez is a merchant; her main activity is the sale of women’s and children’s underwear. Her stand is in the bus terminal on the north side of the Contreras firm. She has five years experience.

Her business is semi-itinerant because on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays she sets herself up in the bus terminal but on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays she’s an itinerant vendor.

Mirian is married and has three children who depend on her 100%. Her husband is pastor in an Evangelical church.

Mirian decided to go into business because their economic situation wasn’t very favorable and now the income her business produces helps her husband meet certain household expenses.

The loan will be used to buy underwear.
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La señora Mirian Sánchez se dedica al comercio, su actividad principal es la venta de ropa interior nueva para damas y niños, su negocio esta ubicado en la Terminal de buses costado norte de la empresa Contreras.
La señora Sánchez cuenta con cinco años de experiencia en su negocio.

Su negocio es semi ambulante ya que los días: lunes, viernes y sábados, se ubica en la Terminal de transporte y los días martes, miércoles y domingos lo hace de manera ambulante.
La Sra. Mirian es casada y madre de tres hijos los cuales dependen a un 100% del matrimonio su esposo es Pastor de una iglesia Evangélica.
Mirian tomo la decisión de dedicarse al negocio ya que la situación económica para ellos no era muy favorable y ahora con los ingresos que le genera su negocio colabora con su esposo a cubrir ciertos gastos del hogar.
el credito lo utilizara para la compra de ropa interior.

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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 60
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,395,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Mirian Marcelina to buy women's and girls' undewear.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2010
Sep 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011