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Leonicia is 55, a single mother, and lives with her grandson. Leonicia has been selling tortillas for 11 years, and for few years, has been selling groceries, dairy products, cold cuts, soft drinks, churros (a fried dough treat), and other basic household items.

Her business is located in her home, and she gets up quite early every day to serve her customers. She will use the loan to buy groceries, dairy products, cold cuts, staple grains, soft drinks, juices, and bread, as she wishes to stock her business.

Her dream is that the children she has in the United States always have work, and be in good health.
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La señora Leonicia tiene 55 años de edad, es madre soltera y vive con su nieto, Leonicia se dedica desde hace 11 años a la venta de tortillas y hace unos años se dedica a la venta de abarroteria, lacteos, embutidos, refrescos, churros y otros productos de la canasta basica familiar. su negocio esta ubicado en su casa de habitacion y todos los dias se levanta bien temprano para atender a sus clientes.
el credito lo utilizara para la compra de abarroteria, lacteos, embutidos, granos basicos, refrescos, jugos y pan, desea surtir su negocio.
Su sueño es que sus hijos que tiene en los estados unidos siempre tengan trabajo y esten bien de salud.

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
  • $9,194,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Leonicia to buy groceries, dairy products, cold cuts, staple grains, soft drinks, juices, and bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 16, 2011
Jan 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012