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Linda Rosa
Linda is 54 years old and married. She does not have any dependent children. For ten years now she has been running a business selling clothing, footwear and hammocks. She also slaughters pigs.

Linda makes her sales as an itinerant vendor and lives in the community of San Lorenzo, in the south of Honduras.

Linda is requesting a loan to buy shirts, blouses, pants (trousers), underpants, dresses, skirts, sandals and shoes. She will also buy pigs for her second business. She has a lot of advance orders for this Christmas season.

Linda has orders for tamales and clothing which is why she is requesting this loan to invest in her business. With the profits she makes from her sales, she would like to be able to continue working and improving her business.

Linda's dream is to continue working so that she can improve her home.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - November 2012
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La señora Linda de 54 años de edad es casada, no tiene hijos que dependen de ella, se dedica desde hace 10 años al negocio de venta de ropa, calzado, hamacas y destazo de cerdos
Doña Linda realiza su venta de forma ambulante y vive en una comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras.
Doña Linda está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de camisas, blusas, pantalones, calzonetas, vestidos, faldas, sandalias, zapatos y compra de cerdos que es su segunda actividad, tiene mucho producto de encargado para esta época de navidad.
Doña Linda tiene de encargo tamales y ropa es por tal razón que solicita este préstamo para invertir en su negocio y con las ganancias de sus ventas desea seguir trabajando y mejorar su negocio.
Su sueño es seguir trabajando para 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
  • 53
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,870,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Linda Rosa to buy shirts, blouses, pants, underpants, dresses, skirts, sandals and shoes. She will also buy pigs to slaughter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2012
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013