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Lesly Carolina
Lesly is a very hard-working, responsible, and humble person who lives with her daughter in a community in southern Honduras. Her clothing and cosmetics business is very well known in her small village.

Lesly needs a loan to buy goods such as lotions, creams, talcum powder, and deodorant, which she needs to continue selling her products. She hopes that the loan will enable her to count on the products necessary to continue operating her business and therefore cover the demand of her clients and increase her sales considerably. This increase in earnings will be reflected in the quality of life of her household.

She hopes that her business continues to grow and becomes the most well known in the community so that she can continue to support her family and allow her daughters to continue their studies and have greater opportunities in their lives.

Choluteca, Honduras
May 2014
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La Señora Lesly es una persona muy trabajadora y responsable humilde vive junto a su hija en una comunidad en la zona sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la venta de ropa y cosméticos el cual es muy conocido en su caserío.
Lesly necesita el préstamo para la compra de mercadería como: lociones, cremas, talcos y desodorantes. Los cuales necesita para seguir vendiendo su producto. Ella espera que gracias al préstamo poder contar con los productos necesarios para seguir realizando su negocio y así cubrir la demanda de sus clientes y de igual manera que las ventas tengan un gran aumento considerable el cual se vea reflejado en la calidad de vida de la familia en el hogar con el aumento de los ingresos.
Ella espera que su negocio siga creciendo y convirtiéndose en el más conocido de la comunidad para de esta manera poder seguir apoyando a su familia y que sus hijas continúe con los estudios y tengan mayores oportunidades en la vida.

Choluteca, Honduras – Mayo del 2014

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
  • 90
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,676,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $275 helped Lesly Carolina to buy lotions, creams, talcum powder, and deodorant for her business.
98% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2014
Jun 19, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2015