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Doris Elena
Doris, a 31 year old mother, lives with her husband and children in the city of San Lorenzo Valle, Honduras. Doris' business is selling clothing which she sells door to door in the suburbs of the city and the neighboring towns. She is requesting 5,000 lempiras to purchase merchandise such as women's and men's pants, blouses, shirts, underwear and children's outfits. In this way she will be able to improve her earnings and as a result improve her children's lives. Doris' dream is to establish her own store to be able to generate more profit and so her children can achieve a good level of education. With the help of this loan, she thinks that her family life and possibilities will further develop.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - March 2012
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Doña Doris con una edad de 31 años, vive junto con sus hijos y a su esposo en la ciudad de San Lorenzo Valle, Honduras. El negocio de Doña Doris es la venta de ropa el cual la vende de la forma ambulante en las colonias de la ciudad y aldeas vecinas. Ella esta solicitando 5,000.00 lempiras para comprar mercadería como pantalones de dama y caballero, blusas, camisas, ropa interior y trajes de niños. Y así poder mejorar sus ingresos para poder mejorar la vida de sus hijos.
El sueño de Doña Doris es establecer su propio local y para así poder generar mas ingresos y que sus hijos puedan lograr un buen nivel de educación y con el apoyo de este crédito ella cree que si lograra un mayor desarrollo en las vidas de su familia.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Marzo 2012

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
  • 32
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,987,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Doris Elena to purchase women's and men's pants, blouses, shirts, underwear and children's outfits for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2012
Apr 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012