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Deisy, 45, lives with her husband and dependent son in the community of San Lorenzo, a valley in southern Honduras. She has her own house and been in business for ten years selling fresh groceries, vegetables and also fish.

Deisy and her husband help each other economically and their customers are their friends, people who visit them daily and also the members of their church. Deisy is a hard-working, humble woman who is very determined to provide for her minor son who is in school.

She is requesting a loan to buy dried fish, yucca plant, bananas, onions, chili peppers, pataste (mild broccoli), potatoes, etc., to make fish soup and sell tamales and soup in the summer. With the help of the loan she will be able to cover her financial needs. Deisy is very happy to continue working with Prisma. Her goal is to renovate her house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - March, 2013
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La señora Deisy de 45 años de edad , vive con su esposo, tiene un hijo que depende de ella, vive en una comunidad San Lorenzo, valle al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 10 años a la venta de abarrotería, frescos y verduras, también vende pescado.
Doña Deisy su esposo se le apoya económicamente, sus clientes son los amigos, personas que a diario le visitan y también los miembros de su iglesia.
Doña Deisy es una mujer trabajadora y bien humilde tiene muchas ganas de sacar adelante a su hijo menor que está estudiando.
Doña Deisy está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de pescado seco, yuca, plátano, cebolla, chiles, pataste, papas, etc. para preparar las sopas de pescado ya que vende tamales y sopas para esta época de verano, con el apoyo de este crédito suplirá su necesidad de financiamiento.
Doña Deisy está muy contenta de seguir trabajando con Prisma, su sueño es mejorar su casa.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Marzo 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
  • 37
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,990,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Deisy to buy dried fish, yucca plant, bananas, onions, chili peppers, pataste (mild broccoli), potatoes, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013