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Norma Yamileth
Norma lives in San Lorenzo, Honduras, with her husband. She operates a small shop out of her home, selling shrimp, dairy products and basic groceries.

Twice a week Norma leaves the shop in the care of her daughter-in-law while she travels around neighboring villages selling shrimp and dairy products.

Norma is requesting a loan of HNL 5,000 to purchase a bulk quantity of shrimp.

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
  • 83
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Norma Yamileth to purchase a bulk amount of shrimp.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 4, 2011
Aug 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 1, 2012