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Celina is 33 and lives with her husband. She has 5 children who depend on her. She lives in her own home and has made a living for 3 years by running a grocery store and seafood-selling business. Her customers are her neighbors and friends that visit her daily to buy her products. Doña Celina lives in a community in southern Honduras and is requesting a loan of 10,000 lempiras to buy shrimp, whitefish, and fillets since her customers are requesting these products from her. She will use the loan that is offered her to supplement her business's financing and to obtain better profits to improve her and her family's living conditions. Her dream is to have a good business with a greater variety of products to obtain profits that will let her improve her home.
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La señora Celina de 33 años de edad, vive con su esposo y tiene 05 hijos que dependen de ella, vive en casa propia y se dedica desde hace 03 años al negocio de abarrotería y venta de mariscos. Sus clientes son los vecinos y amigos que a diario le visitan para comprar sus productos.
Doña Celina vive en una comunidad al sur de de Honduras y solicita el préstamo 10,000.00 lempiras para la compra de camarón, pecado blanco y filete siendo esta su segunda actividad y sus clientes le están solicitando este producto.
Doña Celina con el préstamo que se le brinde pretende suplir la necesidad de financiamiento para su negocio y obtener ganancias para mejorar un poco su condición de vida y la de su familia.
Doña Celina su sueño es tener un buen negocio con mas variedad de productos para obtener ganancias que le permitan ir mejorando su casa.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - 30 de Octubre 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
  • 33
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,990,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Celina to buy shrimp, whitefish, and fillets to improve her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013