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Sra. Anabel is 41 years old, married, and the mother of two daughters (ages 18 and 26). She has been selling snacks for six years. Anabel, in her business, sells natural juices, tacos, enchiladas, roasted meats, and fried plantains. Her customers include everyone in the neighborhood who visits her in the afternoons.

Doña Anabel is requesting her second loan and is very pleased with the support she has received. She now wants to invest in a new business of selling clothes and shoes. Anabel will invest in the purchase of merchandise such as shoes, blouses, shirts, skirts, and trousers. She has already started this new business, so the help of this loan will increase the inventory of her business a bit more and eventually lead to more income. Her dream is to improve her sales and acquire more customers.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – August 2013

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La señora Anabel de 41 años de edad, casada y madre de dos hijas de edades entre 18 y 26 años se dedica la venta de golosinas desde hace 6 años, en su negocio vende jugos naturales, tacos, enchilada, carne asada, tajaditas, sus clientes son todas las persona de su barrio quienes le visitan todas las tardes.
Doña Anabel está solicitando su segundo crédito y está muy contenta por el apoyo que esta recibiendo, actualmente quiere invertir en un nuevo negocio que es de venta de zapatos y ropa.
Doña Anabel lo invertirá en la compra de mercadería como zapatos, blusas, camisas, faldas y pantalones ya que está comenzando este nuevo negocio. Con el apoyo del préstamo espera surtir un poco su negocio y por ende mejorar sus ingresos.
Doña Anabel su sueño es que se le mejoren las ventas y tener muchos clientes.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – Agosto 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
  • 93
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,206,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Anabel to buy shoes, blouses, shirts, skirts, and trousers for her second business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014