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Reina Isabel
Reina is a young woman of 29, is married with a daughter and lives in San Lorenza Valle in southern Honduras in the home of her in-laws'. Reina has a business selling "charamuscas" (candy twists) and popsicles from her place of residence. There she attends her customers daily who come by to buy popsicles and charamuscas since it is located in a particularly hot area. Reina is requesting 5,000 lempiras to purchase milk, fruit, bags and cups so she can make her products. With this loan she is hoping to improve her quality of life since she will have better supplies which will in turn generate more money. Reina dreams of someday owning her own home.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - March 2012
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La joven Reina de 29 años de edad, es casada madre de una hija, ella vive en San Lorenzo Valle al sur de Honduras vive en casa de sus suegros.
Reina tiene un negocio de venta de charamuscas y paletas en la casa donde vive ahí ella atiende a sus clientes que a diario le visitan para compra sus paletas y charamuscas ya que es una zona muy caliente.
Reina esta solicitando 5,000.00 lempiras para compra de leche, frutas, bolsa y vasos para elaborar sus productos, con el préstamo pretende mejorar sus condiciones de vida ya que tendrá mejorares utilidades y eso generara mas dinero.
Reina sueña con algún día tener su propia casa.

San Lorenzo, 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
  • 73
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,801,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Reina Isabel to purchase milk, fruit, bags and cups for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2012
Apr 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012