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Ester lives in San Lorenzo, Honduras with her husband and three children. She operates a small convenience shop and is requesting a loan of HNL 8,000 to purchase merchandise. She is a returning client and is grateful for the support she has received from Prisma. She hopes to continue using income generated by the store to make home improvements.

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
  • 84
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Ester to purchase snacks, candy, soft drinks, juices, milk, eggs, rice, beans, cooking oil, lard, household cleaning supplies, and personal hygiene products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 3, 2011
Aug 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012