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Gilnis Yohana
Gilnis is 27 years old and lives in the south of Honduras with her two children and her spouse, who supports her with her business. Gilnis has been selling new merchandise for the past 7 years in the city where she lives. Her business is located in a strategic point of the center of the city, where there is a significant flow of people. As a result of this she gets daily customers.
Gilnis needs the loan to purchase pants, blouses, shirts, boxers, socks and children’s clothing. The expected impact of the loan will be an increase in her sales, as she will have a greater variety of quality products with which to satisfy the necessities and demands of her customers.
Her plans for the future include increasing her commercial activity, so that she can get a good income to improve her and her family’s quality of life.

Choluteca, Honduras- September 2012
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La joven Gilnis tiene 27 años, vive en la zona sur de Honduras, junto con ella viven sus 2 hijos y su esposo quien le apoya en su negocio propio lo que es venta de mercadería nueva, actividad que realiza desde hace 7 años en su ciudad donde vive, su negocio se encuentra en un punto estratégico, donde la fluidez es en gran cantidades ya que esta en el centro de la ciudad y esto hace la visiten a diario.
Gilnis el crédito lo necesita para la compra pantalones, blusa, camisas, bóxer, calcetines y trajes de niños, el impacto esperado con el financiamiento, es que sus ventas se incrementen, ya que tendrá una gran variedad de producto de buena calidad para satisfacer la necesidad y exigencias de sus clientes.
Gilnis los planes a futuro es seguir creciendo en su actividad comercial día a día, como generarse buenos ingresos para tener una mejor calidad de vida para ella y su familia.

Choluteca, Honduras - Septiembre de 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
  • 36
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Gilnis Yohana to purchase pants, blouses, shirts, boxers, socks and children’s clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2012
Oct 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 19, 2013