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Victorina lives in southern Honduras. Her daughter and husband live with her and support her business, which she has been working on for sixteen years in the community where she lives. She is a street vendor and visits several villages and small communities near her own from where she receives orders and makes sales every week.

Victorina needs this loan in order to purchase t-shirts, shirts, jeans, boxers, skirts, underpants, pants, blouses, etc. The effect she expects from this financing is for sales to increase more and more, since she will purchase a variety of products that will meet the needs of each of the customers who frequently order merchandise from her.

Victorina's plans for the future are to expand her business, as well as to generate better income, so that she can have a better life.

Choluteca, Honduras - July, 2012
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La señora victorina vive en la zona sur de Honduras, junto con ella vive su hija y su esposo quienes la apoyan en su actividad comercial, trabajo que realiza desde hace 16 años en su comunidad donde vive. Su negocio lo hace de manera ambulante ya que visita varias aldeas y caseríos aledaños a su misma comunidad los cuales le encarga y le compran todas las semanas.
Doña Victorina el crédito lo necesita para la compra de camisetas, camisas, jeans, bóxer, faldas, calzonetas, pantalones, blusas etc. el impacto esperado con el financiamiento es que sus ventas crezca día a día, ya que comprara variedad de producto para satisfacer las necesidades de cada uno de sus clientes, quienes le encargan mercadería seguido.
Los planes a futuro de Doña Victorina es hacer que su negocio crezca, como también generarse mejores ingresos para tener una mejor vida.

Choluteca, Honduras - Julio 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
  • 29
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Victorina to purchase t-shirts, shirts, jeans, boxers, skirts, underpants, pants, blouses, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 30, 2012
Sep 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013