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Gracibel, 21, is quite an honest, hardworking person living with her husband and two children in a community in southern Honduras. She has a business selling tortillas and needs the loan to buy corn, firewood and lime powder. With the loan she gets she’ll have more product to offer and be able to fill the daily orders she gets from her very good customers. Gracibel wants to use income earned to improve her family’s economic situation a bit. In future, she hopes her business will grow thanks to the investment put into it and she hopes to see her children improved and with better opportunities.

Choluteca, Honduras - November, 2012
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La Joven Gracibel tiene 21 años es una persona bien honesta y trabajadora, vive con su esposo y sus 2 hijos en una comunidad al sur de Honduras.
Gracibell tiene un negocio de venta de tortillas, y necesita el préstamo para la compra de maíz, leña y cal, con el préstamo que se le brinde espera tener más producto que ofrecer para cubrir los pedidos que a diario recibe de sus muy buenos clientes.
Gracibell con los ingresos obtenidos desea mejorar un poco su situación económica y al de su familia. En el futuro ella espera que su negocio crezca,gracias a la inversión hecha en el mismo y espera ver superados a sus hijos y con mejores oportunidades.

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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Gracibell to buy corn, firewood and lime powder.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 18, 2013