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Gricelba is a very hard-working person. She lives with her mother in the Choluteca community, in the south of Honduras. Her business for the past five years has been buying and selling clothes. Gricelba sells her goods as a street vendor in various neighborhoods in the city. She needs the loan to buy bundles of clothing like pants, dresses, skirts, shirts, swim trunks, and blouses. This way, she will have a greater variety of garments and she can meet her customers' demands. With the loan, she hopes to increase her sales and her family's income, so that she can improve her and her family's quality of life a little bit. In a few years, she hopes to be able to expand her business and continue to support her family and improve her family's quality of life.

Choluteca, Honduras – February 2013
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Griselba es una persona muy trabajadora vive junto a su mamá en una comunidad de Choluteca, al sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la compra y venta de ropa usada desde hace 5 años.
Griselba vende su producto de forma ambulante en los distintos barrios de la ciudad. El préstamo lo necesita para la compra de fardos de ropa como ser pantalones, vestidos, faldas, camisas, calzonetas y blusas y con esto poder tener más variedad de prendas y cubrir las demandas de sus clientes.
Griselba con el préstamo espera aumentar las ventas y gracias a esto aumentar los ingresos en la familia para mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia.
Griselba en unos años espera poder hacer crecer su negocio y con esto seguir apoyando a su familia a mejorar la calidad de vida de la misma.

Choluteca, Honduras – Febrero 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
  • 112
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,213,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Gricelba to buy pants, dresses, skirts, shirts, swim trunks, and blouses for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013