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Karla Mariana
Karla lives in la Providencia, a neighborhood of the city of Choluteca, in the south of Honduras. She lives with her 2 children and her husband, who helps her meet her obligations. Karla is very hardworking and dedicated to her small business, which is a general store that she has run for the past 3 years.
Karla now wishes to invest her credit in buying corn, beans, bread, rice, sugar, canned goods, oil, chicken and cards. She works hard every day to grow her business and to generate more income to improve her quality of life for the future.
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La joven Karla vive en el barrio la Providencia de la ciudad de Choluteca, en el sur de Honduras. Junto con ella viven sus 2 hijos y su esposo quien la respalda en cada uno de sus compromisos. Karla es una persona muy emprendedora dedicada en toda su plenitud a su negocio propio, el cual es una venta de abarrotería en general, actividad que realiza desde hace 3 años.
En esta oportunidad invertirá el préstamo en la compra de maíz, frijoles, pan, embutidos, arroz, azúcar, aceite, pollo y tarjetas. Karla trabaja muy fuerte cada día para de esta manera crecer en su actividad y generarse mejores ingresos para tener una mejor calidad de vida en el futuro.

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
  • 93
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,206,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Karla Mariana to buy corn, beans, bread, rice, sugar, canned goods, oil, chicken and cards for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 27, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013