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Laura Lilian
Laura is a responsible, hardworking and honest person. She lives with her husband, 3 children and 4 grandchildren in the community of Choluteca in southern Honduras. She has worked in the production of basic grains for more than 30 years.
Laura hopes to buy 1 battery, a television and 6 lamps with her loan. She hopes to improve the quality of life of her family and herself, by being able to do more activities at night. Also, her children will be able to study at night and enjoy educational programming. Laura anticipates that in a few years her life and economic situation will improve a little and she will continue to support her family so they can become good people with better opportunities.

Choluteca, Honduras – March 2013
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La señora Laura es una persona responsable, trabajadora y honesta, vive con su esposo,sus 3 hijos y 4 nietos en una comunidad de Choluteca al sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la producción de granos básicos desde hace más de 30 años.
Doña Laura con el préstamo espera comprar 1 batería, televisor y 6 focos, con esta inversión espera mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia, al poder realizar más actividades por la noche y tambien sus hijos podrán estudiar en horas nocturnas y recrearse con programas educativos.
Doña Laura en unos años espera que su vida y situación económica mejore un poco y seguir apoyando a su familia para que se conviertan en personas de bien y con mejores oportunidades.

Choluteca, Honduras – Marzo del 2013

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This Kiva loan will be used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit.

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
  • 78
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Laura Lilian to buy one battery, 1 television and 6 lamps for her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2013
Apr 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014