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Elvia Johana
Elvia is a responsible, hard-working and honest person who lives with her son in the south of Honduras. Her business is selling cosmetics and detergents.

Elvia needs the loan to purchase disinfectants, lotions, perfumes, creams, talcs, etc. With this loan she hopes that her business's sales will increase by having more product to offer and better attending to her customers needs.

Elvia hopes to cover her necessities and improve her own and her families' quality of life a little. And she hopes that during the next few years her business will continue growing and it can be converted into one of the larger and more recognized businesses in the zone.

Elvia dreams of seeing her son graduate and become a professional, developing into a good person with greater opportunities in life.
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La señora Elvia es una persona responsable, trabajadora y honesta, vive con su hijo en el sur de Honduras, Su negocio es la venta de cosméticos y detergentes.
Doña Elvia El préstamo lo necesita para la compra de desinfectantes, lociones, perfumes, cremas, talcos, etc. Con el préstamo espera que las ventas en su negocio aumenten al tener más producto que ofrecer y atender mejor a sus clientes.
Doña Elvia espera cubrir las necesidades que tiene y mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia. En unos años espera que su negocio siga creciendo y se convierta en uno de los negocios más grande y reconocido de la zona.
Doña Elvia sueña con ver a su hijo graduado y todo un profesional convertido en una persona de bien y con mejores oportunidades en la vida.

Choluteca, Honduras – Junio 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
  • 54
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,864,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Elvia Johana buy disinfectants, lotions, perfumes, creams, talcs, etc., for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 28, 2013
Jul 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014