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Marizabel is a very responsible, honest, and hard-working person. She is a single mother with one daughter and she lives in an area of Choluteca in the south of Honduras. Her business is the sale of new clothing and cosmetics. Marizabel needs the loan to buy pants, blouses, shirts, undergarments, skirts, sweaters, lotions, disinfectants, creams, etc. With the loan, she hopes that her sales will increase in order to have more products to offer to her customers and cover the orders they place with her.

With the loan, she hopes to improve her economic situation and that of her family. In a few years, she hopes that her business grows and becomes the biggest and most widely recognized in her area. She also hopes that her family will live decently.

Choluteca, Honduras – November 2012
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La Señora Marizabel es una persona muy responsable, honesta y trabajadora, madre soltera tiene una hija y vive en una comunidad de Choluteca al sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la venta de ropa nueva y cosméticos.
Doña Marizabel el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de pantalones, blusas, camisas, calzonetas, faldas, suéteres, lociones, desinfectantes y cremas etc. Con el préstamo ella espera que sus ventas aumenten para tener más productos que ofrecer a sus clientes y poder cubrir los pedidos que le solicitan.
Doña Marizabel con el préstamo espera mejorar un poco su situación económica y la de su familia. En unos años ella espera que su negocio crezca y se convierta en el más grande y reconocido de su colonia y a su vez que su familia viva de una manera digna.

Choluteca, Honduras – Noviembre 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 $775 helped Marizabel to buy pants, blouses, shirts, undergarments, skirts, sweaters, lotions, disinfectants, and creams for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013