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Eiby Melissa
Eiby is 29 years old, she is single and she has two children who attend primary and secondary school and who are economically dependent on her. She and her family live in the community of San Lorenzo, in the south of Honduras. She has been selling fish and shrimps for 4 years.
Eiby is requesting her third loan because she wishes to buy enough products to tend to her customers who visit her shop every day to buy fish and shrimps.
Thanks to the loan Eiby will increase her earnings, hence having more products to sell to her customers.
She wishes to buy a boat and to hire some people to work for her, in order to create jobs in her community.
San Lorenzo, Honduras – June 2012
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La joven Eiby de 29 años de edad, es soltera tiene dos hijos que denpeden de ella los cuales van a la escuela y colegio, Ella y su familia radica en la comunidad de San Lorenzo al sur de Honduras. Se dedica desde hace 4 años al negocio de venta de pescado y camarón.
Eiby solicita su tercer préstamo ya que desea comprar suficiente producto para atender a sus clientes que a diario le visitan para comprarse el pescado y camarón.
Con el apoyo del préstamo Eiby mejorara sus ganancias y por ende tendrá mas producto que ofrecer a sus clientes.
Su deseo es comprarse una lancha para tener personas que trabajen para ella y así generar empleo a su comunidad.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Junio del 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
  • 53
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,873,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Eiby Melissa to buy fish and shrimps.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2012
Jul 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013