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Paulina makes a living selling underwear, like for example bras, bikinis, underpants, panties, boxers. She has been doing this as a traveling salesperson in the community for 18 years. Thanks to this business she has been able to care for her six children. She has the support of her husband, who works in bricklaying.

This loan is for 5,000.000 L to put towards the purchase of more products, since her customers put in orders that she doesn't have the money to buy. She hopes that Prisma can help her to make her business grow and to increase her income.
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La señora Paulina, se dedica al negocio de Venta de Ropa Interior como ser, brasier, bikinis, calzoncillos, calcetas, bóxer, esta actividad la realiza de manera ambulante en la comunidad donde vive y sus alrededores, desde hace 18 años. Gracias a este negocio ha logrado mantener a sus seis hijos cuenta con la ayuda de su esposo quien se dedica a realizar trabajos de Albañilería.
Esta solicitando un crédito por la cantidad de L. 5,000.00, para poder invertir en la compra de más productos ya que muchas veces sus clientes le hacen pedidos y no cuenta con el capital suficiente para comprar, espera que Prisma pueda ayudarle para hacer crecer su negocio y mejorar sus ingresos.

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
  • 82
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,194,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Paulina to purchase merchandise for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 4, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012