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Simona Dolores
Simona is 51 years old and a single mother, but she doesn’t have any children who depend on her for support. She lives in San Lorenzo, in a valley in southern Honduras. She doesn’t have a home of her own. She sold groceries for 13 years, but 3 years ago she changed fields and now sells snacks, soft drinks, and food.

Simona and her customers like the attention and good service she gives. She works daily to have a better life.

Simona is asking for this loan to buy soft drinks such as potatoes, yucca, green plantains, onions, green peppers, cabbage, beets, which she needs to provide better service to her customers. She has a high demand for fish soup and bottled drinks.

Simona is very happy to continue working with Prisma and she wants to have a home of her own.
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La señora Simona de 51 años de edad es madre soltera, no tiene hijos que dependen de ella, vive en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, valle al sur de Honduras, no tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 13 años a la venta de abarrotería hace unos 03 años que cambio de rubro hoy se dedica a la venta de golosinas, frescos y comida.
Doña Simona sus clientes le prefieren por su atención y buen trato, es una mujer sola que lucha día con día por tener una mejor vida.
Doña Simona está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de frescos por mayor, papas, yuca, plátanos verdes, cebollas, chiles verdes, repollo, remolacha, que son lo que necesita para atender mejor a sus clientes, tiene bastante demanda de sopa de pescado y frescos de botella.
Doña Simona está muy contenta de seguir trabajando con Prisma y su deseo es tener su propia casa.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Marzo 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
  • 83
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,816,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Simona Dolores to buy ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013