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Diris Carolina
Diris, age 36, lives at her house with her daughter, who is dependent upon her. Her husband lives in the United States. Diris lives a community in San Lorenzo in southern Honduras, and she has her own house. She has been selling new clothes for four years. Her customers are her friends and neighbors.

Diris is a hard-working woman with a great desire to get ahead. She sells her products in an itinerant manner in the neighborhoods and suburbs of San Lorenzo. She goes by taxi when she goes far from her house. This is an example of her work and dedication.

Diris is requesting the loan to buy shirts, skirts, pants, dresses, blouses, and socks. She will also buy electrical wiring and paint because she wants to make an improvement to her house. With the support of this loan Diris intends to improve her house and her business and, therefore, her quality of life. She is very happy to continue working with Prisma.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – January 2013
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La señora Diris 36 años de edad, vive en su casa de habitación con su hija que dependen de ella, su conyugue vive en los Estados Unidos.
Doña Diris vive en una comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 04 años a la venta de ropa nueva, sus clientes son los amigos y vecinos.
Doña Diris es una mujer trabajadora con muchos deseos de salir adelante, la venta de sus productos las realiza de forma ambulante en los barrios y colonias de San Lorenzo y se moviliza en taxi cuando sale largo de su casa, este es un ejemplo de trabajo y dedicación.
Doña Diris está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de camisas, faldas, pantalones, vestidos, blusas, calcetines y también para cables para electrificación y pintura porque quiere realizar una mejora en casa.
Doña Diris con el apoyo de este préstamo pretende mejorar su casa y su negocio y por ende su calidad de vida está muy contenta de seguir trabajando con Prisma.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Enero del 2013.

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
  • 27
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Diris Carolina to buy shirts, skirts, pants, dresses, blouses, and socks for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014