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Diana Caridad

Update on Diana Caridad

Diana, 33, is single and lives with her mother. She has a dependent daughter. Diana lives in the community of San Lorenzo, a valley in the southern part of Honduras. She has her own house, and has had a business selling new clothing for 10 years.

Diana sells clothing and shoes for all ages. Her customers are teachers and people who work for the port, friends, relatives, and other people who visit her store daily.

Diana is known for her good service and good treatment that she provides to her customers. She is requesting a loan to buy clothing such as: blouses, pants, dresses, skirts, shirts and bathing suits.

Diana particularly wants to buy women's clothing, because Mother's Day is approaching and she wants to have her store well-stocked for her customers. This is why she is requesting this loan, which will help her to obtain better earnings.

Diana is very content working with Prisma, and her dream is to open a new business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - April 2013
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La señora Diana de 33 años de edad es soltera, vive con su madre y tiene una hija que depende de ella, vive en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, valle al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 10 años a la venta de ropa nueva.
Doña Diana vende ropa y calzado para todas la edades, su clientela son las maestras, personas que laboran para la portuaria, amigos, familiares y personas que ha diario visitan su negocio.
Doña Diana se caracteriza por su buen trato hacia sus clientes y buena atención a sus clientes, está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de ropa como blusas, pantalones, vestidos, faldas, camisas y calzonetas.
Doña Diana desea en especial comprar ropa para dama porque se acerca el día de las madres y desea tener surtido para atender a sus clientas es por tal razón que solicita este crédito y así obtener mejores ganancias.
Doña Diana está muy contenta de trabajar con Prisma y su sueño es abrir un nuevo negocio.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Abril del 2013

Previous Loan Details

Young Diana is 32 years old. She is a single mother. She has a daughter who is 7 years old and she has been dedicated for 13 years to a business selling clothing and shoes for all ages. Diana has her business located in her house in the community of San Lorenzo in the south of Honduras. Diana ... More from Diana Caridad's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 52
    View loans »
    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,382,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.3
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Diana Caridad to buy blouses, pants, dresses, skirts, shirts and bathing suits for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 18, 2013
May 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013