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Juana is a hardworking, honest, and responsible woman who lives with her husband and two children in the city of Choluteca, in southern Honduras.

Juana sells fish. She will use the money from this loan to buy babosa, rojo, colilla, camarón, and pancha fish. With the help of this loan, she expects her sales to increase because she will have the products on hand that her customers request daily, she will have a bit more income, and will be able to improve her family’s quality of life.

Juana hopes that her business will grow within the next few years and become one of the largest and best known in the community so that she can continue supporting her family in an honest and dignified way.
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La señora Juana es una persona trabajadora, honesta y muy responsable, vive junto a su esposo y sus 2 hijos en una comunidad de Choluteca, al sur de Honduras.
Doña Juana su negocio es la venta de pescado. El préstamo lo necesita para la compra de pescado babosa, rojo, colilla, camarón, pancha, etc. Con el préstamo ella espera que sus ventas aumenten, al tener el producto que los clientes le piden a diario y gracias a esto poder afianzarse un poco mas de ingresos y mejorar el estilo de vida de su familia.
Doña Juana en unos años ella espera que su negocio crezca y sea uno de los más grandes y conocidos de la comunidad y gracias a esto poder seguir apoyando su familia a vivir de una manera honesta y digna.

Choluteca, 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
  • 33
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,990,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Juana to buy fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2012
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013