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Sra. Aminda is 52 years old and lives with her husband. She has a 14 year old son who depends on her. She lives in the city of San Lorenzo in the southern part of Honduras. She has had a business selling groceries for 30 years. Her customers are her friends and neighbors in the community.

Doña Aminda is a hardworking woman who is eager to help her family get ahead. She also raises pigs for sale and cows for their milk. She is requesting a loan to buy soft drinks, cosmetics, dairy products, juices, chicken, water, beans, rice, sugar, coffee, butter, bread, fritters, toilet paper and flour. With help from the loan she hopes that her business will grow and generate a profit so she can continue investing in it and in this way move forward with her family. Her dream is to continue working so that her business will expand and she will be able to make improvements on her home.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - November, 2012.
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La señora Aminda tiene 52 años de edad, vive con su esposo y tiene un hijo de 14 años que depende de ella.
Doña Aminda vive en la ciudad de San Lorenzo al sur de Honduras, su negocio es la venta de abarrotería y tiene 30 años de dedicarse a esta actividad, sus clientes son los amigos y vecinos de la comunidad.
Doña Aminda es una mujer trabajadora con mucha ganas de sacar adelante a su familia, también se dedica a la cría de cerdos para vender y a la cría de ganado de leche.
Doña Aminda está solicitando el préstamo para compra de frescos, cosméticos, lácteos, jugos, pollo, agua, frijoles, arroz, azúcar, café, manteca, pan, churros, papel higiénico y harina. Con el apoyo del préstamo espera que su negocio crezca y le genere ganancias, para seguir invirtiéndolo y poder de esa manera salir adelante con su familia.
Su sueño es seguir trabajando, para que su negocio crezca y poder mejorar su casa.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Noviembre 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
  • 82
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,194,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Aminda to buy soft drinks, cosmetics, dairy products, juices, chicken, water, beans, rice, sugar, coffee, butter, bread, fritters, toilet paper and flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 10, 2012
Dec 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013