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Norma Dilenia
The youthful Norma, an enterprising, honest, responsible, and serious person, lives with her son in a community in the south of Honduras. Her business is buying and selling decorative hair products, something she has done for 3 years now.

Norma's business is located in a market in her community. This activity accounts for the majority of her income. She needs a loan to purchase all types of hair clips, headbands, combs, pig tails, brushes, decorative combs, etc., to sell.

Norma hopes that her business will grow from increased sales, since she will have more merchandise to offer her customers. And she believes this will improve the economic situation of her family somewhat.

Norma also hopes that in the short term, her business will continue growing and be consolidated, becoming the best known in the zone, thus continuing to help her family.
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La joven Norma una persona emprendedora, honesta, responsable y seria, vive y su hijo en una comunidad al sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la compra y venta de achinería trabajo que realiza desde hace desde hace más de 3 años.
Norma tiene su negocio ubicado en un mercado de su comunidad, dicha actividad forma la mayor parte de sus ingresos. El préstamo lo necesita para la compra de toda clase de ganchos, vinchas, peines, colas, cepillos, peinetas, etc.
Norma con el préstamo espera que las ventas en su negocio aumenten al tener más mercancía que ofrecer a los clientes y cubrir las necesidades de los mismos y con esto mejorar un poco su situación económica y la de su familia.
Norma espera que a un corto plazo su negocio siga creciendo y consolidándose para que se convierta en el más conocido del de la zona y seguir apoyando a su familia.

Choluteca, 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
  • 36
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,940,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Norma Dilenia to purchase hair clips, headbands, pig tails, brushes, and combs for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2013
Sep 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014