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Lenis is a very responsible, honest, and hardworking young person. She lives with her husband and two children in a community in the south of Honduras. Lenis has a grocery store business.

She needs the loan to buy soda, meat, corn, milk, beans, sugar, bread, water, toilet paper, chips, etc. With the loan she hopes to have more merchandise to sell to her customers and cover their daily requests. She wants to improve her family's financial situation with the income.

In the future she hopes her business will be a small market, thanks to her investment. Lenis dreams of seeing her children graduate and become good people with better opportunities in life.

Choluteca, Honduras, November 2012
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La Joven Lenis es una persona muy responsable, honesta y trabajadora, vive con su esposo y sus 2 hijos en una comunidad al sur de Honduras.
Lenis tiene un negocio de pulpería. Necesita el préstamo para la compra de refrescos, carne, maíz, leche, frijoles, azúcar, pan, agua, papel higiénico, churros etc. Con el préstamo ella espera tener más mercadería que ofrecer a sus clientes para cubrir los pedidos que a diario recibe de sus ellos.
Lenis con los ingresos obtenidos desea mejorar su situación económica y la de su familia. En el futuro ella espera que su negocio sea un mercadito, gracias a la inversión hecha en el mismo.
Lenis sueña con ver a sus hijos graduados y convertirlos 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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 112
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,212,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Lenis to buy merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 10, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013