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Vilma Doris
Señora Vilma is a 34-year-old old single mother. She lives with her mother in her home. She has three children who depend on her. She lives in the Nacaome community in southern Honduras.
For the past 12 years, Vilma has made her living with her business of selling tamales, bread, cheese, butter, candy, etc. She is a single woman who is struggling to help her children get ahead. It is for this reason that she gets up very early to prepare her goods to sell in the different places she visits.
Vilma is a very hardworking woman who wants to get ahead with the support of this loan which will be used to buy more products like meat, leaves, flour, eggs, milk, sugar, bread, etc. to increase her supply of her cheeses, tamales, vegetables, bread, etc. With the profits, she plans to continue supporting her children in school.
Vilma is very happy to continue working with Prisma, her dream is to improve her business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – June 2013
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La Señora Vilma de 34 años, de edad es madre soltera, vive con su mama en su casa de habitación, tiene tres hijos que dependen de ella y vive en una comunidad Nacaome, al sur de Honduras.
Doña Vilma se dedica a esta actividad desde hace 12 años, al negocio de la venta de tamales, pan, queso, mantequilla, golosinas, etc. es una mujer sola que está luchando por sacar adelante a sus hijos es por tal razón que se dedica desde muy temprano a preparar sus ventas para salir a venderlas a los diferentes lugares que visita.
Doña Vilma es una mujer muy trabajadora y con ganas de salir adelante con el apoyo del préstamo pretende comprar más productos como carnes, hojas, harina, huevos, leche, azúcar, pan, etc. Para elaborar lo que son sus quesos, tamales, verduras, pan, etc. con las ganancias pretende seguir apoyando a sus hijos en los estudios.
Doña Vilma está muy contenta de seguir trabajando con Prisma, su sueño es mejorar su negocio.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – Junio 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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 21
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,492,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.3
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Vilma Doris to purchase meat, leaves, flour, eggs, milk, sugar and bread, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 21, 2013
Jul 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014