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Karen Yanina
Karen is 33 years old, married, and has three children that depend on her. Her kids are 10, 14, and 17 years old, and they all go to school. Karen lives in San Lorenzo, a community in southern Honduras. She does not own her home, and she’s been working for 8 years selling clothes and under garments for all ages.

Karen does sales from her home and in the street. She is requesting a loan to purchase clothes like uniform shirts, skirts, school pants, socks, stockings, notebooks, pencils, erasers, pencil sharpeners, etc.

With the help of this loan, Karen aims to improve her income and further stock her business. Her dream is to expand her business and to build a house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - January 2013
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La señora Karen de 33 años de edad es casada, tiene tres hijos que dependen de ella, sus hijos tiene edades de 14,10 y 17 años y van a la escuela, vive en una comunidad San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, no tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 08 Años a la venta de ropa y calzado para toda las edades.
Doña Karen su venta la realiza desde su casa y de forma ambulante está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de ropa como cuballeras, faldas y pantalones escolares, calcetines, medias, cuadernos, lápices, borradores, sacapuntas, etc.
Doña Karen con el apoyo de este préstamo pretende mejorar sus ingresos y surtir mas su negocio, su sueño es ampliar el negocio y construir su casa.

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
  • 37
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,927,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Karen Yanina buy uniform shirts, skirts and school pants, socks, stockings, notebooks, pencils, erasers, pencil sharpeners, etc., for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013