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Edis is a 21-year-old young woman. She is single and lives with her parents. She has had her business for five years, a small market where she sells all kinds of groceries, soft drinks, cold cuts, and all basic grains.

Edis is requesting a loan in order to purchase merchandise like women's lotions, fragrances, creams, purses, earrings, bracelets, etc. This is her second business, where she will sell this type of products. Her customers ar all the friends and neighbors from her neighborhood and the surrounding areas.

Edis expects to somewhat improve her and her family's quality of life through this investment in her business. She wishes to keep improving her business and offer her customers better service.

Her dream is to open another business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – March, 2013.
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La Joven Edis de 21 años de edad es soltera vive con sus padres y se dedica desde hace 5 años al negocio que es un mercadito donde vende lo que es todo en abarrotería, vende refrescos, embutidos y todo en granos básicos.
Edis está solicitando el crédito para compra de mercadería como lociones, perfumes, cremas, carteras, aretes, pulseras, etc. para damas siendo este su segundo negocio donde pondrá a la venta este tipo de productos, sus clientes son todos los amigos y vecinos de su barrio y de otros barrios cercanos,.
Edis espera que con esta inversión que realice a su negocio mejore un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia desea seguir mejorando su negocio y brindarles un mejor servicio a sus clientes.
Su sueño es abrir otro negocio.

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
  • 81
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,803,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Edis to purchase lotions, fragrances, creams, purses, earrings, bracelets, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013