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Reina Etelvina
Reina is 31 years old. She lives in the south of Honduras with her son and her husband, who helps her and supports her in her work. Her business is selling snacks, which she has been doing for three years now in her community. She works as a street vendor, and distributes her product in several towns and hamlets next to hers. Reina needs the loan to buy meat, oil, plantains, green bananas, condiments, cornmeal, etc. Hopefully, with this loan, her sales will increase, since she will buy a good quantity of products to meet her customers' needs. Her plan for the future is to grow day by day in her work, as well as earn a good income to have a better quality of life.

Choluteca, Honduras - September, 2012
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La joven Reina tiene 31 años de edad, vive en la zona sur de Honduras, junto con ella vive su hijo y su esposo quien le ayuda y respalda en su actividad, su negocio es la venta de golosinas, actividad que realiza desde hace 3 años en su comunidad. Su negocio lo hace de manera ambulante ya que distribuye su producto en varias aldeas y caseríos aledaños al suyo.
Reina el crédito lo necesita para la compra de: carnes, aceite, plátano, banano verde, condimentos, harina de maíz, etc. el impacto esperado con el financiamiento, es que sus ventas se incrementen ya que comprara una buena cantidad de productos para satisfacer las necesidades de sus clientes.
Reina los planes a futuro es seguir creciendo día a día en su actividad, como generarse buenos ingresos para tener una mejor calidad de vida.
Choluteca, Honduras - Septiembre 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
  • 32
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,989,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Reina Etelvina to buy meat, oil, plantains, green bananas, condiments, cornmeal, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 11, 2012
Oct 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013