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Lidia Azucena
Sra. Lidia is a responsible, hardworking, and honest person. She lives with her two children in southern Honduras. Her business involves selling food.

Doña Lidia needs a loan so that she can buy meat, chicken, potatoes, cassava, salt, chayote squash, lard, rice, and other items. She hopes this loan will increase her business sales since she will have more products to offer and be able to provide better service to her customers.

Doña Lidia hopes to provide for her existing needs and gradually improve her family’s quality of life. In a few years, she hopes that her business will keep growing and become of one the largest and most well-known establishments in the area. She also hopes that her children will become good people who have better opportunities in life.

Choluteca, Honduras – February 2013

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La señora Lidia es una persona responsable, trabajadora y honesta, vive con sus 2 hijos en el sur de Honduras. Su negocio es venta de comida.
Doña Lidia el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de carnes, pollo, papas, yuca, sal, pataste, manteca, arroz, etc. Con el préstamo espera que las ventas en su negocio aumenten al tener más producto que ofrecer y atender mejor a sus clientes.
La Doña Lidia espera cubrir las necesidades que tiene y mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia. En unos años espera que su negocio siga creciendo y se convierta en uno de los negocios más grande y reconocido de la zona y que sus hijos se conviertan en personas 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
  • 38
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,972,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Lidia Azucena to buy meat, chicken, potatoes, cassava, salt, chayote squash, lard, rice, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Apr 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014