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Fidelina is a 65-year-old single mother, whose children are not dependent on her. She lives in a community in San Lorenzo, in the south of Honduras, and owns her own home. For the last 10 years, she has made a living selling new and used clothing. Fidelina also sells shoes and sandals, and makes her sales door to door in neighborhoods and communities in San Lorenzo. Her customers prefer her for her good prices and the variety of her products.

Fidelina is asking for this loan to buy new clothing such as blouses, dresses, pants, skirts, shirts and swimwear, and also to buy materials such as cement, rebar, sand and brick for home improvements. She is working on a project to finish building a kitchen, and is very happy to keep working with Prisma. Fidelina's dream is to be able to make improvements to her daughter's home.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - January, 2013
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La señora Fidelina de 65 años de edad, es madre soltera, no tiene hijos que dependen de ella, vive en una comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 10 años a la venta de ropa usada y nueva.
Doña Fidelina también vende calzado y sandalias, su venta es ambulante en los barrios y colonias de San Lorenzo, sus clientes le prefieren por sus buenos precios y variedad en sus productos.
Doña Fidelina está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de ropa nueva como ser blusas, vestidos, pantalones, faldas, camisas y calzonetas y también para compra de materiales para mejorar su vivienda como ser cemento, varias, arena y ladrillos, tiene un proyecto de terminar una cocina que está construyendo, está muy contenta de seguir trabajando con Prisma.
Doña Fidelina su sueño es mejorar la casa de su hija.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Enero del 2013

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
  • 54
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,864,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Fidelina to buy blouses, dresses, pants, skirts, shirts, swimwear, cement, rebar, sand and brick for her business and her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013