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Marlit is 28 years old. She lives with her husband and two dependent children. She has her own house. She has been spending the past 2 years selling clothes door-to-door. Her clients are neighbors and people who live in the surrounding communities, as well as friends who visit her daily. She lives in a neighborhood of San Lorenzo, in the south of Honduras. Marlit is requesting a loan to purchase trousers, skirts, dresses, shoes, shirts, blouses and lotions - which are the products she sells. Marlit hopes that the loan will allow her to generate income that will help her improve her quality of life as well as her family's. She is very happy to be working with Prisma. Marlit's dream is to continue to improve her home and grow her business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - November 2012.
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La Señora Marlit de 28 años de edad, vive con su esposo, tiene 02 hijos que dependen de ella, posee casa propia, se dedica desde hace 02 años al negocio ambulante de venta de ropa, sus clientes son vecinos y personas aledañas a su comunidad y amigos que ella visita a diario, vive en una comunidad de San Lorenzo al sur de Honduras.
Doña Marlit está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de pantalones, faldas, vestidos, calzado, camisas, blusas y lociones que son los productos que ella vende.
Doña Marlit espera que el préstamo le genere ganancias que le ayudan a mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia y está muy contenta de trabajar con Prisma.
Doña Marlit su sueño es seguir mejorando su casa y crecer su negocio.

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
  • 80
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,175,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Marlit to purchase trousers, skirts, dresses, shoes, shirts, blouses and lotions for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 17, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 18, 2013