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Cristina Del Carmen
Cristina is a very enterprising person who is dedicated to her business. She’s the mother of three children who are girls. Her daughters help her with the business. She lives in Choluteca Department in the south of Honduras.

Cristina has been selling soft-drinks, snacks, sandals and other products for more than 15 years. She needs the loan to buy soft-drinks, snacks, recharges, sandals and other products to sell.

Cristina hopes with the loan to sell more since she has little capital for this type of business. In a short time she hopes to open a grocery store at home because the business she has now is home delivery.

Choluteca, Honduras – March, 2012
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La Señora Cristina es una persona muy emprendedora dedicada a su negocio, es madre de 3 hijos los cuales son del sexo femenino, sus hijas le ayudan con su negocio, ella vive en el departamento de Choluteca en el sur del honduras.
Doña Cristina la ejerce desde ya hace mas de 15 años la actividad de Venta de refrescos, churros, sandalias y otros productos, El préstamo lo necesita para la compra de refrescos, churros, recargas, sandalias y otros productos para la venta.
Doña Cristina con el préstamo espera vender mas ya que tiene poco capital para este tipo de negocio. En poco tiempo espera poner su pulpería en su casa ya que el negocio que tiene ahora lo hace a domicilio.

Choluteca, Honduras - Marzo del 2012

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
  • 62
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,800,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Cristina Del Carmen to buy merchandise for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 10, 2012
Apr 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012