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Nilda’s an honest, responsible and hardworking person. She’s single living with her mother in a community in Choluteca in southern Honduras. Nilda’s business is selling snacks and needs the loan to buy pants, shirts, blouses, underwear, skirts, dresses and sweaters for another one of her activities. She hopes with the loan that sales will increase because she’ll have more fresh capital for this season and she will be able to satisfy customer demand. Nilda hopes her and her family’s life situation will improve with this investment. Her short-term dream is that the business will be well-positioned as the best-known snack stand and biggest, best-known store in her sector to continue supporting her family.

Choluteca, Honduras - November, 2012
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La Joven Nilda es una persona honesta, responsable y trabajadora, soltera vive con su madre en una comunidad de Choluteca al sur de Honduras.
Nilda su negocio es la venta de golosinas, y el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de pantalones, camisas, blusas, ropa interior, faldas, vestidos y suéteres, que es otra de sus actividades. Con el préstamo ella espera que sus ventas aumenten debido a que contara con más capital fresco para esta temporada y poder satisfacer a sus clientes.
Nilda desea que su situación de vida y la de familia mejore con esta inversión, sueña que a un corto plazo su negocio este posicionado como la glorieta y tienda más grande y reconocida de su sector y poder seguir apoyando a su familia.

Choluteca, Honduras – Noviembre 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
  • 42
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,863,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Nilda to buy clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 17, 2012
Dec 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013