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Karen Suyapa
Karen, 30, is married and lives with her husband and two children in a house they rent. She has made a living selling groceries for three years. Her business is located in the community of San Lorenzo, in the south of Honduras. She sells everything from the family shopping basket. She's a hardworking and very enterprising woman who wants to get ahead.

Karen's requesting the loan to buy groceries such as basic grains, juice, dairy products, chips, soda, beans, rice, sugar, salt, cookies, bread, and everything from the family shopping basket. With the support of this loan she plans to improve her income, better stock her business, and get better profits, which will help her get ahead with her family and her projects.

Karen's dream is to have her own house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras, November 2012
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La señora Karen de 30 años de edad es casada vive, con su esposo y sus dos hijos en una casa que ellos rentan, se dedica desde hace 03 años al negocio de venta de abarrotería, su negocio está ubicado en una comunidad San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, vende todo lo relacionado a la canasta familiar, es una mujer trabajadora y muy emprendedora con deseos de salir adelante.
Doña Karen está solicitando el préstamo para compra de abarrotería como granos básicos, jugos, lácteos, churros, frescos, frijoles, arroz, azúcar, sal, galletas y pan y todo lo relacionado a la canasta familiar, con el apoyo de este préstamo ella pretende mejorar sus ingresos y surtir más su negocio y obtener mejores ganancias que le ayudaran a salir adelante con su familia y sus proyectos.
Doña Karen su sueño es tener su propia 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
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Karen Suyapa to buy products for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 24, 2012
Dec 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013