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Leonarda lives in El Paraiso, Honduras, where she makes a living selling clothing and cosmetics. She has run this small business for the past 15 years out of a stall in the central market. Leonarda is requesting a loan of HNL 15,000 to purchase shirts, pants, skirts, dresses, blouses, shoes, sandals, cosmetics, and umbrellas.

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
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,803,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Leonarda to purchase clothing, shoes, cosmetics and umbrellas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2011
Jul 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 1, 2012