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Carina Gabriela
Carina, 32, lives in the southern part of Honduras with her children and her husband, who support her in her job.

Her business is selling new merchandise, a job she has done for six years in the community where she lives. Carina works as a street vendor in several neighboring towns and hamlets. She distributes her products to a lot of people with whom she has worked for many years.

Carina needs the loan to buy pants, shirts, t-shirts, boxers, blouses, bikinis, skirts, children's outfits, shoes, sandals, etc.

The desired impact of the loan is to be able to satisfy her customers' needs by having a greater variety of products to counter her demand.

Carina's plans for the future are to continue growing in her own business, get a store for new merchandise, and also generate better income for herself so she can improve her quality of life a little.

Choluteca , Honduras, April 2013
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La señora Carina tiene 32 años vive en la zona sur de Honduras, junto con ella viven sus hijos y su esposo quienes la apoyan en su actividad, su negocio es venta de mercadería nueva, actividad que realiza desde hace 6 años en su comunidad donde vive.
Doña Carina su negocio lo hace de manera ambulante en varias aldeas y caseríos aledaños distribuye su producto a muchas personas con las cuales trabaja desde hace muchos años.
Doña Carina el crédito lo necesita para la compra de pantalones, camisas, camisetas, bóxer, blusas, bikinis, faldas, trajes de niños, zapatos, sandalias, etc. el impacto esperado con el financiamiento, es poder satisfacer la necesidades de sus clientes al tener más variedad de producto y así contrarrestar la demanda que tiene.
Doña Carina los planes a futuro es seguir creciendo en su negocio propio, y llegar a tener una tienda mercadería nueva, como también generarse mejores ingresos para tener una mejor un poco su calidad de vida.

Choluteca , Honduras - Abril 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
  • 85
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,841,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.2
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Carina Gabriela to buy clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2013
May 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014