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Gabriela is a young 22-year-old woman. She is very responsible, honest, and hardworking. She lives with her husband and one daughter in a community in the south of Honduras.

Gabriela has a business selling tortillas and she needs a loan to buy corn, firewood, and lime. With the loan, she hopes to have more product to offer in order to cover the daily orders she received from her customers. Gabriela wants to improve her and her family's financial situation little by little with the income she makes.

In the future, she hopes her business will grow thanks to the investment she has made in it and she dreams that she will see her daughter graduate and become a good person with better opportunities in life.

Choluteca, Honduras – November 2012
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La Joven Gabriela tiene 22 años de edad, es una persona muy responsable, honesta y trabajadora, vive con su esposo y una hija en una comunidad al sur de Hondura
Gabriela tiene un negocio que es la venta de tortillas y necesita el préstamo para la compra de maíz, leña y cal, con el préstamo ella espera tener más producto que ofrecer para cubrir los pedidos que a diario recibe de sus clientes.
Gabriela con los ingresos obtenidos desea mejorar un poco su situación económica y la de su familia. En el futuro ella espera que su negocio crezca gracias a la inversión hecha en el mismo y sueña con ver a su hija graduada y convertida en persona de bien y con mejores oportunidades en la vida.

Choluteca, 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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 22
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,218,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Gabriela to buy corn, firewood, and lime for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2012
Dec 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013