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Ana is 44 years old, married and has two children who depend on her. For the past three years she has been selling clothing and shoes on foot. Ana lives in San Lorenzo, in southern Honduras, and her customers are her friends and neighbors from the community.

Ana is asking for a loan in order to buy shirts, pants, skirts, dresses, blouses, undergarments, sweaters, and shorts to stock her business for the Christmas season, so that she can satisfy her customers’ demands. They have requested lots of merchandise from her.

Ana is happy to be able to continue working and wants to provide her family with a better quality of life with the earnings from her business. Her dream is to continue working so that she can get ahead with her family.
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La señora Ana tiene 44 años de edad es casada, tiene 02 hijos que dependen de ella, se dedica desde hace 03 años al negocio de venta de ropa y calzado y su venta la realiza de manera ambulante.
Doña Ana vive en una comunidad de San Lorenzo al sur de Honduras y sus clientes son los amigos y vecinos de la comunidad.
Doña Ana solicita el préstamo para la compra de camisas, pantalones, faldas, vestidos, blusas, ropa interior, suéter y pantalones corto, para surtir su negocio en esta temporada navideña y satisfacer la demanda clientes que le han encargado bastante mercadería.
Doña Ana está contenta de seguir trabajando con Prisma y con las ganancias que obtenga de su negocio desea dar una mejor forma de vida a sus hijos.
Doña Ana su sueño es seguir trabajando para poder mejorar su casa y salir adelante con su familia.
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
  • 93
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,206,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Ana to buy inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 17, 2012
Dec 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014