Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Reyna, 45 years old, is a single mother. She has two children who are still dependent on her. She lives in a house of her own in the town of San Lorenzo, in the southern part of Honduras. She has been selling food and sweets for sixteen years. Her customers are usually the employees of a motorcycle repair shop just down the street, as well as passing travellers and lorry drivers. Her shop is located right next to the Panamerican motorway. Reyna is a very good borrower, who fights for the sake of her family. She asks for this loan in order to buy the ingredients needed to prepare the food she sells: meat, chayote, onions, chili peppers, carrots, beetroot, plantain, rice, and other fresh ingredients. With this loan, she hopes to improve her quality of life. She is very happy with her partnership with the lending institution, and is in her fourth cycle of loans with it. She always repaid on time. Her dream is to see her children become university graduates.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - February 2013
View original language description ↓
La señora Reyna de 45 años de edad, es madre soltera , tiene dos hijos que dependen de ella, vive en casa propia, vive en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, y se dedica desde hace 16 años al negocio de venta comida y golosinas.
Doña Reyna sus clientes son empleados de un taller de motos cerca de su negocio, también las personas que viajan en sus carros y medios de transporte de carga.
Doña Reyna su negocio está ubicado a la orilla de la carretera panamericana, es un buena cliente luchadora que desea sacar adelante a su familia.
Doña Reyna está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de carnes, pataste, cebolla, chiles, zanahorias, remolachas,platanos, arroz y frescos. Con el apoyo del préstamo espera que su condición de vida mejore un poco.
Doña Reyna está muy contenta de seguir trabajando con Prisma tiene cuatro ciclos de trabajar y ha demostrado ser una buena clienta.
Doña Reyna su sueño es que sus hijos se le gradúen de la universidad.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Febrero 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
  • 38
    View loans »
    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,974,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Reyna to buy the ingredients she needs to prepare the food she sells.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013