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Lourdes Iris
Lourdes is 37 years old she lives in her own house which is located in a neighborhood of San Lorenzo, in the southern region of Honduras. For the past 8 years she has made a living running her own business, selling chicken, hamburgers, meat patties, sandwiches, rice with chicken, etc. Her customers are friends and family members who go to the municipal market daily.

Lourdes is an entrepreneurial woman, with a strong desire to get ahead. She is requesting a loan to buy more supplies to be able to make the food she sells. She will buy chicken, beef, cabbage, lettuce, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, peppers, plantains, cheese and rice, among other things. She hopes that as a result of this loan her sales will increase, so that she can begin to offer a larger variety of items to her customers.

Lourdes hopes to improve her quality of life, as well as that of her family. She is very happy to continue working with Prisma. Lourdes' greatest dream is to finish building her house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - January, 2013
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La Señora Lourdes de 37 años de edad, vive en su casa de habitación ubicada en un barrio de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, se dedica desde hace 08 años al negocio de venta de carne con pollo, hamburguesas, tortitas de carne, sándwich, arroz con pollo, etc. sus clientes son los amigos y familiares que le visitan a diario en el mercado municipal.
Doña Lourdes es una señora emprendedora con deseos de superarse esta solicitando el préstamo para la compra de mas productos para elaboras sus golosinas como se carne de pollo, res, repollo, lechuga, tomates, papas, cebollas, chiles, plátanos, queso, arroz, etc. Con el apoyo de este préstamo espera que sus ventas aumentan un poco al tener más productos que ofrecer a sus clientes.
Doña Lourdes de esta manera desea mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia, está muy contenta de seguir trabajando con Prisma.
Doña Lourdes su sueño es terminar de hacer 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
  • 89
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,205,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Lourdes Iris to buy chicken, beef, cabbage, lettuce, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, peppers, plantains, cheese and rice, among other things, for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013