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Jacinta is fifty-five years old and has two children that are dependent on her. She lives with her children in her own house in the community of San Lorenzo, a valley in southern Honduras.

Jacinta has made a living for fifteen years in the business of selling clothing. She sells door to door and has two people that sell her the merchandise. Her customer base is made up of friends and other individuals who have been her clients for many years. Jacinta is a very hardworking person with dreams to move ahead with her family.

She is requesting a loan in order to buy new clothing, like pants, dresses, skirts, blouses, shirts, bathing suits, etc. Mother's Day is coming and she has many orders that she would like to fill. Jacinta hopes that her economic condition will improve a little. Her dream is to have her business well-stocked.

San Lorenzo, Hondras - April 2013
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La señora Jacinta de 55 años de edad, tiene 02 hijos que dependen de ella, vive con sus hijos, en casa propia, vive en una comunidad de San Lorenzo, valle al sur de Honduras.
Doña Jacinta se dedica desde hace 15 años negocio de venta de ropa su actividad la realiza de forma ambulante y tiene dos personas que le venden la mercadería, sus clientes son los amigos y personas que son clientes de hace muchos años.
Doña Jacinta es una persona muy trabajadora y con deseos de casar adelante a su familia, está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de ropa nueva como pantalones, vestidos, faldas, blusas, camisas, calzonetas, etc. ya que se acerca el día de las madres y tiene varios pedidos que desea cubrir.
Doña Jacinta espera que mejore un poco su condición económica su sueño es tener surtido bien su negocio.

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
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,881,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Jacinta to buy pants, dresses, skirts, blouses, shirts, bathing suits, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2013
May 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013