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Felipa is 49 years old. She lives in La Providencia neighborhood, in the city of Choluteca, and her business is selling food (breakfasts, lunches and sweet treats). She also sells used clothing. Felipa's business is in a strategic location and there are a lot of passersby.

Felipa will use her loan to buy food and used clothing. During the Christmas season, Felipa sells quite a lot of clothes and she would like to have a good variety available so that she can make more profits.

Felipa lives together with her husband and her son. She works very hard in order to get her son ahead in life and provide him with a good education and better quality of life.
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La señora Felipa tiene 49 años de edad, vive en barrio la providencia de la ciudad de choluteca y se dedica a la venta de comida como ser desayunos, almuerzos y golosinas, tambien vende ropa usada, su negocio esta ubicado en un punto estrategico en donde transitan muchas personas.
el credito lo utilizara para la compra de comidas y ropa usada, en esta epoca de navidad se vende bastante la ropa y desea tener variedad para tener mayores ganancias.
Junto a ella vive su esposo y su hijo, por quien trabaja muy fuerte para sacarlo a delante, dandole una buena educacion y una calidad de vida mejor.

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
  • 85
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,841,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Felipa to buy beef, pork, chicken, oil, beans, eggs, tortillas, seasonings and used clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 17, 2011
Dec 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012