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Lesly Yalila
Lesly lives in the city of Choluteca. She has had a business of making and selling tortillas for over ten years. She started when she was young and helped her mother. She really likes what she does.

Thanks to this business she has managed to support her two children; she is a single mother. With a lot of effort she has them going to school. Her dream is to be able to have them graduate and have the opportunities that she was not able to have. She lives with her parents and siblings.

She is requesting a loan for 12,000 lempiras to buy corn, firewood, lime powder, and products to sell sweets.
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La Señora Lesly, viven en la ciudad de Choluteca y se dedicada a su negocio de Elaboración y venta de tortillas, desde hace mas de diez años, comenzó desde pequeña cuando le ayudaba a su mama, le gusta mucho lo que hace ya que gracias a este negocio ha logrado mantener a sus dos hijos ya que es madre soltera, con mucho esfuerzo los tiene estudiando y sueño es poder llegar a graduarlos y que tengan las oportunidades que ella no puedo tener, vive con sus padres y hermanos. Esta solicitando crédito por valor de L. 12,000.00 para la compra de maíz, leña, cal, y productos para la venta de golosinas.

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
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,381,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Lesly Yalila to buy corn, firewood, lime powder, and and other items for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 23, 2012
Mar 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012