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Teresa De Jesus
Teresa is a responsible, honest, and hard-working person. She lives with her children in the municipality of Choluteca, in the southern part of Honduras. She has been selling cosmetics for over fifteen years. She will use the loan to buy merchandise to sell, such as: lotions, creams, disinfectant, talcum powder, perfume, and others. She hopes to boost her sales with this loan, because it will enable her to have a wider variety of products on offer. She hopes to meet some expenses with her sales and thus to improve her and her family's economic conditions. She hopes to keep her business growing and to be one of the top sellers in the area in a few years. She wishes dearly for her children to grow into honest adults and to have better opportunities in life than those afforded to her.
Choluteca, Honduras - February 2013
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La señora Teresa es una persona responsable, trabajadora y honesta, vive con sus hijos en una comunidad de Choluteca al sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la venta de cosméticos desde hace más de 15 años.
Doña Teresa el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de lociones, cremas, desinfectantes, talcos, perfumes, etc. Con el préstamo espera que las ventas en su negocio aumenten al tener más de variedad de productos que ofrecer a sus clientes.
Doña Teresa espera cubrir un poco las necesidades que tiene y con esto mejorar su situación económica y la de su familia.
Doña Teresa en unos años espera que su negocio siga creciendo y se convierta en uno de los negocios más grande de la zona, así también que sus hijos se convierta en persona de bien y con mejores oportunidades en la vida.

Choluteca, 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
  • 75
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Teresa De Jesus to buy merchandise to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013