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Kelin’s a responsible, honest, hardworking woman living with her husband and their three daughters in a community in southern Honduras; her business is a grocery store.

Kelin needs the loan to buy soft-drinks, meat, corn, milk, beans, lard, soap, sauces, pasta, bouillon cubes, spices, salt, bread, etc. With the loan she’ll be able to have more merchandise to offer her customers and be able to fill all the orders they place with her.

With income earned, Kelin hopes her and her family’s living conditions will improve a little. In future, she hopes her business will be a bigger grocery store. She dreams with seeing her children and grandchildren graduate and become upstanding citizens with better life opportunities.

Choluteca, Honduras – January, 2013
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La señora Kelin es una persona muy responsable, honesta y trabajadora, vive con esposo y sus 3 hijas en una comunidad al sur de Hondura, su negocio es pulpería.
Doña Kelin el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de refrescos, carne, maíz, leche, frijoles, manteca, jabón, salsas, pastas, cubitos, especias, sal, pan, etc. Con el crédito espera tener más mercadería que ofrecer a sus clientes para poder cubrir los pedidos que estos le hacen.
Doña Kelin con los ingresos obtenidos espera que su condición de vida y la de su familia mejore un poco. En el futuro espera que su negocio sea una pulpería más grande.
Doña Kelin sueña con ver a sus hijos y nietos graduados y convertidos en persona de bien y con mejores oportunidades en la vida.

Choluteca, 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
  • 84
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,841,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Kelin to buy stock merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013