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Ana Luisa
Ana’s a responsible, hardworking, honest person living with her husband in a community in Choluteca in southern Honduras. She has a grocery store. She needs the loan to buy coffee, sugar, bread, beans, chicken, meat, rice, lard, packaged snacks, water, soft-drinks, cookies, milk, etc. She hopes sales in the store will increase thanks to the loan by having more products on hand to offer her customers and meet their needs. Ana wants to improve her and her family’s standard of living a bit. She hopes her business will grow in a few years and become a mini-supermarket and to continue supporting her family because they are of scarce economic resources.

Choluteca, Honduras - November, 2012.
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La joven Ana es una persona responsable, trabajadora y honesta, vive con su esposo en una comunidad de Choluteca al sur de Honduras.
Ana tiene un negocio que es la pulpería. El préstamo lo necesita para la compra de café, azúcar, pan, frijoles, pollo, carne, arroz, manteca, churros, agua, refrescos, galletas, leches, etc. Con el préstamo espera que las ventas en su negocio aumenten al tener más productos que ofrecer a los clientes y cubrir las necesidades de los mismos.
Ana desea mejorar un poco el estatus de vida de ella y de su familia. En unos años desea que su negocio crezca y se convierta en un mini súper, y seguir apoyando a su familia, ya que son de escasos recursos económicos.

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 $1,025 helped Ana Luisa to buy stock merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014