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Luisa
Luisa lives in Choluteca, Honduras, where she raises and sells pigs for a living. In addition to raising pigs, Luisa also mills corn to make extra income. She gets up at 5 each morning to open the mill and attend to her pigs. Luisa is requesting a loan of 10,000 lempiras to purchase pigs as well as parts for her corn mill.

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
  • 39
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $7,986,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Luisa to purchase pigs and parts for her corn mill.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 15, 2011
Listed
Aug 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2012