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Oneyda Carolina
Oneyda Carolina is 21 years old. She lives with her husband and her son, has her own home, and has been working in the used clothing and shoes business for a year, as a traveling sales person.

Oneyda Carolina goes to the neighborhoods of San Lorenzo, on her motorcycle, to sell these products. She is a young woman who has good ideas to raise above poverty as she comes from a very poor family.

Oneyda Carolia is asking for a loan in order to buy some more clothing such as blouses, pants, shirts, etc., as she has several orders from her customers. With the support from the loan she hopes to improve her business and therefore her quality of life.

Oneyda Carolia hopes to use the profits from her sales to install electricity in her home so she can open a grocery store.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - May 2013
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La joven Oneyda Carolina 21 años de edad, vive con su esposo y su hijo, tiene casa propia, se dedica desde hace 01 año al negocio de venta de ropa usada y calzado su venta es de forma ambulante.
Oneyda Carolina sale a los barrios y colonias de San Lorenzo, en su motocicleta a vender dichos productos, es una joven que tiene buenas ideas para salir de su condición económica ya que viene de una familia muy pobre.
Oneyda Carolina está solicitando el préstamo para compra de ropa nueva como blusas pantalones, camisetas, etc. ya que tiene varios pedidos de sus clientes, con el apoyo del préstamo espera mejore su negocio y por ende su calidad de vida.
Oneyda Carolina con las ganancias obtenidas de sus ventas desea instalar la energía eléctrica a su casa para comenzar un negocio de venta de abarrotería.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Mayo 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
  • 36
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,919,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.2
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Oneyda Carolina to buy blouses, pants, blouses, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2013
Jun 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013