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Blanca Lidia
Sra. Blanca, 48 years old, lives with her two children and husband in the community of San Lorenzo, in the southern part of Honduras. A year ago she started a business selling underwear and pants for men and blouses, skirts and sandals for women. She sells from her house and as a street vendor.

Doña Blanca will use the loan to stock her business by buying underwear and pants for men and blouses, skirts and sandals for women. Thus she will earn more income and improve her living conditions a little.

Her dream is to make improvements on her home.

San Lorenzo, Honduras. October, 2012
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La señora Blanca de 48 años de edad, vive con sus dos hijos y su conyugue, en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, Ella se dedica desde hace 1 año al negocio de venta de ropa interior y pantalones para caballeros, blusas, faldas para damas, y sandalias, su venta la realiza de casa en casa de manera ambulante.
Doña Blanca con el préstamo pretende suplir la necesidad de financiamiento para surtir su negocio comprando ropa interior, pantalones de dama y caballeros, blusas, faldas y sandalias, de esta manera tener mejores ganancias y mejorar un poco su condición de vida.
Doña Blanca su sueño es mejorar su casa.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Octubre 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
  • 36
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,928,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Blanca Lidia purchase underwear and pants for men and blouses, skirts and sandals for women for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 20, 2012
Nov 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013