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Cinthia, 31, is single young woman who has three dependent children. She has made a living for two years selling clothing, footwear, sundries, and cosmetics.

Cinthia lives in a community of San Lorenzo, in the south of Honduras. Her customers are the friends and neighbors who visit her every day. She makes her sales in her house and on foot, going to the towns and neighborhoods near her community.

Cinthia is requesting the loan to buy pants, shirts, blouses, skirts, dresses, underwear, sandals, creams, powder, glaze, and other merchandise. Her customers visit her a lot during the Christmas season to buy this type of product.

With the support of this loan Cinthia plans to improve her income and her quality of life a little. Her dream is to improve her house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras, November 2012
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La joven Cinthia tiene 31 años de edad es soltera, tiene 03 hijos que dependen de ella, se dedica desde hace 02 años al negocio de venta de ropa, calzado, achinería, cosméticos.
La Joven Cinthia vive en una comunidad de San Lorenzo al sur de Honduras, sus clientes son los amigos y vecinos que ha diario le visitan, su venta la realiza en su casa y de forma ambulante, se traslada a las aldeas y barrios aledaños a su comunidad.
La joven Cinthia está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de pantalones, camisas, blusas, faldas, vestidos, calzonetas, sandalias, cremas, sombras, polvos y glas, ya que para esta época navideña sus clientes le visitan bastante para comprar este tipo de productos.
La Joven Cinthia con el apoyo de este préstamo ella pretende mejorar sus ingresos y al igual mejorar un poco su calidad de vida. Su sueño es mejorar su casa.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Noviembre 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
  • 60
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,392,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Cinthia to buy merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 17, 2012
Dec 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 18, 2013