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Eiby Melissa
Eiby is 30 and lives with her two children. She is a single mother and lives in her own house in San Lorenzo, Valle, in southern Honduras. She has been selling seafood and shrimp for four years. Eiby's customers come to her house to buy merchandise by the pound and at wholesale. She works hard to support her family by selling seafood and shrimp; she is a good example of work and dedication.

Eiby has applied for a loan to buy more merchandise such as shrimp and seafood. She hopes to grow her business and increase her income with this loan, which will allow her to raise her standard of living and that of her family. Eiby is very happy to be working with Prisma; this is the fifth loan she has requested. Her dream is to have another house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - May, 2013.
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La señora Eiby de 30 años de edad, vive con sus dos hijos es madre soltera y tiene casa propia, vive en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, valle al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 04 años a la venta de pescado y camarón.
Doña Eiby sus clientes vienen a su casa a comprar el producto por libras y al por mayor, es una mujer trabajadora que ha sacado adelante a su familia con la venta de pescado y camarón, es un buen ejemplo de trabajo y dedicación.
Doña Eiby está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de mas productos como ser camarón y pescado con el apoyo del préstamo espera mejorar su negocio y obtener ganancias que le permitan mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia.
Doña Eiby está muy contenta de seguir trabajando con Prisma es su quinto préstamo que solicita, su sueño es tener otra casa.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Mayo 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
  • 80
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.3
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Eiby Melissa to buy shrimp and seafood for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 25, 2013
Jun 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014