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Gladys is 58 years old, single, and has 4 children who depend on her. She lives in San Lorenzo, in the south of Honduras. She has her own home and for 10 years she has sold cosmetics, underwear, and clothing for women and men.

Gladys also sells pork from pigs she raises and then sells. Her sales are from house to house in the neighborhoods and communities of Nacaome. she is a very hard-working woman, honest, with wishes of helping her family get ahead. She has had to fight hard in order to be successful, support her children, and be a good example of fight and perseverance for others.

Gladys is asking for a loan to buy creams, perfumes, shirts, blouses, skirts, and pants. With the support from this loan she will improve her business and better serve her customers. she is very content to continue working with PRISMA, as this is her third loan.

Gladys dreams of improving her business and home. San Lorenzo, Honduras - August 2013.
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La señora Gladys de 58 años de edad es soltera, tiene 04 hijos que dependen de ella vive en una comunidad de San Lorenzo, en sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 10 años a la venta de cosméticos, ropa interior y ropa para dama y caballeros.
Doña Gladys también vende carne de cerdo los cría y luego los destaza, sus ventas son de forma ambulante en los barrios y colonias de Nacaome, es una mujer muy trabajadora, honesta y con deseos de sacar adelante a su familia, ha tenido que luchar fuerte para salir adelante con sus hijos y es un buen ejemplo de lucha y perseverancia para los demás.
Doña Gladys está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de crema, perfumes, camisas, blusas, faldas y pantalones con el apoyo de este préstamo pretende mejorar su negocio y atender mejor a sus clientes, está muy contenta de seguir trabajando con PRISMA, es su tercer préstamo que solicita.
Doña Gladys su sueño es mejorar su negocio y su casa.

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
  • 85
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,841,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Gladys to buy cream, perfume, shirts, blouses, skirts and pants for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2013
Sep 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014