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Sra. Veronica L. E. is 37 years old and lives in the subdivision of Sagastume in the city of Tegucigalpa. Her business involves making women’s clothing, wedding dresses, and evening gowns and she has been doing this for 15 years.

Veronica has a daughter whose education she is funding because her husband is not working. She says he is not able to find a job because the economic situation in the country is difficult, so she is looking for ways to generate better earnings. At the moment, Veronica’s business is her only source of income.

She is requesting a loan to purchase materials for making dresses. Veronica says that she makes different types of clothes for the Christmas season, so she wants to have materials on hand so that she can fill orders.

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la sra. Veronica L. E. tiene 37 años de edad, vive en la colonia sagastume de la ciudad de Tegucigalpa, su negocio es la confeccion de trajes para dama, vestidos para boda y vestidos para 15 años.
Veronica tiene una hija y en estos momentos ella le paga los estudios ya que su esposo no esta trabajando, nos comento que le ha costado mucho conseguir empleo ya que la situacion que vive nuestro pais es un poco dificil y Veronica esta viendo la forma de tener mejores ganancias. esta es su unica fuente de ingresos. Veronica necesita el credito para la compra de materia prima para la fabricacion de sus vestidos, nos comento que para esta epoca navideña dice que fabrica varios vestidos y tiene que tener listos los materiales para dicho compromiso.

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
  • 51
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,863,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Veronica purchase fabric, thread, buttons, lace, sponges, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 27, 2009
Oct 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010