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Claudia Oristela
Claudia is 29 years old and lives in the southern zone of Honduras. Along with her lives her small daughter and her husband who supports her in her work and in all of her commitments. Claudia has been working in the community where she lives for the past 4 years. She does her business traveling on foot, since she distributes her products in various villages and towns, as well as in her own community.

Claudia needs the loan to purchase: sandals, pants, shirts, T-shirts, creams, swimsuits, deodorants, etc. to satisfy the demand of each of her customers.

The expected impact of the loan is that her sales will increase, since she will purchase a variety of products to complete each of the orders that her customers make every week.

Claudia's future plans are to grow her business and open a store to generate good income in order to have a better quality of life for her and her family.

Choluteca, Honduras - July 2012.
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La joven Claudia tiene 29 años, vive en la zona sur de Honduras, junto con ella vive su pequeña hija y su esposo quien la apoya en su actividad y en cada uno de sus compromisos, Claudia este trabajo lo realiza desde hace 4 años en la comunidad donde vive. Su negocio lo hace de manera ambulante, ya que distribuye su producto en varias aldeas y caseríos, como también en su misma comunidad.
Claudia el crédito lo necesita para compra de: sandalias, pantalones, camisas, camisetas, cremas, calzonetas, desodorantes etc. para satisfacer la demanda de cada uno de sus clientes.
El impacto esperado con crédito, es que sus ventas se incrementen, ya que comprara una variedad de producto para contrarrestar cada uno de los pedidos que le hacen sus clientes todas las semanas.
Los planes a futuro de Claudia es crecer en su actividad, y poner una tienda para generase buenos ingresos para tener una mejor calidad de vida para ella y su familia.
Choluteca, Honduras - Julio 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
  • 55
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,995,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Claudia Oristela to purchase sandals, pants, shirts, T-shirts, creams, swimsuits, deodorants, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2012
Aug 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013