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Evangelina, an honest and serious entrepreneur, lives with her husband and 4 kids in the south of Honduras. She buys and sells cashews.

Evangelina needs the loan to purchase cashews. With the loan she hopes that her sales will increase because she will have more merchandise to offer her customers and also to cover their own needs, which will improve their situation a little.

Evangelina hopes that in the short term her business keeps growing and consolidating so that it becomes one of the largest and most recognized in the southern region, and that she can continue supporting her family so that her children become professionals.

Choluteca, Honduras – February 2013
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La señora Evangelina una persona emprendedora honesta y seria, vive con su esposo y sus 4 hijos en el sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la compra y venta de semilla de marañón.
Doña Evangelina el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de semilla de marañón. Con el préstamo espera que las ventas en su negocio aumenten al tener más mercancía que ofrecer a los clientes y cubrir las necesidades de los mismos y con esto mejorar un poco su situación.
Doña Evangelina espera que a un corto plazo su negocio siga creciendo y consolidándose para que se convierta en la más grande y reconocido de la región sur y seguir apoyando a su familia para que sus hijos se conviertan en personas personas de bien.

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
  • 63
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,995,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Evangelina to buy cashew seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013