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Clisanta, 64, is a single mother with eight children. Three of them are dependents. She lives in her home, located in a neighborhood of San Lorenzo, in southern Honduras, where she sells merchandise with the help of a daughter. Clisanta sells used clothing for children and adults. In addition to selling out of her home, she also goes out to sell in various areas of San Lorenzo. Clisanta is asking for the loan to buy bundles of American clothing like blouses, pants, dresses, shirts, swim trunks, etc., as well has low-cost plastic knickknacks since she wants to expand her business. This way, she hopes to have more income and continue to support her daughter, who is also a single mother with three children. Her wish is to support her so that she can build a house to raise her three children. Clisanta is resolute and strong, so she has been able to move forward on her own and support her children. She is a great example for everyone and as a client, she is excellent. She makes her payments on time. She is asking for her sixth loan.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - September 2013.
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La señora Clisanta tiene 64 años de edad es madre soltera con 08 hijos tres de ellos dependen de ella, vive en su casa ubicada en una colonia de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, donde vende la mercadería con la ayuda de una hija.
Doña Clisanta vende ropa usada clasificada para niños y adultos además de vender en su casa también sale a vender ambulante a varios lugares de San Lorenzo
Doña Clisanta está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de fardos de ropa americana como blusas, pantalones, vestidos, camisetas, calzonetas, etc. y achinería plástica ya que desea hacer más grande su negocio, de esta manera espera tener más ganancias y así seguir apoyando a su hija que también es madre soltera con tres hijos, y su deseo es apoyarle a que pueda construir la casa en donde pueda crecer a sus tres hijos.
Doña clisanta es muy perseverante y esforzada que ha logrado salir adelante sola y mantener a sus hijos que es un gran ejemplo para todos y como cliente es excelente muy puntual en sus pagos solicita su sexto préstamo.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Septiembre 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
  • 82
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Clisanta to buy blouses, pants, dresses, shirts, swimming trunks, and more for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2013
Sep 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014