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Dilcia, 33, is married living with her two children and her husband in a house they rent from a family member. For the last ten years, Dilcia has been in the grocery business. Her customers are friends and people who visit her store daily. Dilcia’s an enterprising woman who in addition to her grocery store also sells tamales and soup on the weekend.

Dilcia is asking for a loan to buy corn, beans, rice, sugar, detergent, brooms, sauces, pastas, milk, water, etc. to invest more in her store because her customers demand more products every day that she does not stock in her store.

With the loan’s support, Dilcia hopes to improve her business and as a result earn higher profits that will help her move her family forward. Her dream is to own a house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - April, 2013.
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La señora Dilcia de 33 años de edad es casada, vive con sus dos hijos y su esposo en una casa que rentan donde un familiar se dedica desde hace 10 años.
Doña Dilcia su negocio es la venta abarrotería, sus clientes son los amigos y personas que a diario le visitan en su negocio.
Doña Dilcia es una mujer emprendedora que a demás de su negocio en el mercado vende tamales y sopas los fines de semana.
Doña Dilcia está solicitando el préstamo para compra de maíz, frijoles, arroz, azúcar, detergentes, escobas, salsas, pastas, salsas, leches, aguas, etc. desea invertir más en su negocio por que sus clientes le están demandando cada día más productos que no tiene en su negocio.
Doña Dilcia con el apoyo del préstamo espera mejorar su negocio y por ende obtener mejores ganancias que ayudaran a sacar adelante a su familia. Su sueño es tener su propia casa propia.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Abril 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
  • 32
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,985,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.2
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Dilcia to buy stock merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2013
May 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014