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Juana is 55 years old, single, and has one dependent son. She lives in the community of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras. She has her own home and for six years she has had a grocery business selling things like lard, beans, sugar, coffee, bread, water, soft drinks, churros, etc. Her customers prefer her for her friendliness and good customer service.

Juana is a woman who has struggled on her own for a long time and, thanks to her efforts, she has been able to get ahead. She is a good example of honesty and work.

Juana is asking for this loan to buy vegetables, chicken, coffee, rice, sugar, lard, beans, bread, water, etc. As her demand is high, she plans to use this loan to improve her profits and get her family ahead.

Juana is very happy to still be working with PRISMA and she is thankful because the loans have helped her a lot with her business and her finances.

Juana's dream is to improve her home.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Julio del 2013.
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La señora Juana de 55 años de edad es soltera, tiene 01 hijo que depende de ella, vive en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 06 años al negocio de venta de abarrotería como manteca, frijoles, azúcar, café, pan, agua, refrescos, churros, etc.. Sus clientes les prefieren por su amabilidad y buen trato.
Doña Juana es una mujer que ha luchado sola durante mucho tiempo y gracias a su esfuerzo ha podido salir adelante y es un buen ejemplo de honestidad y trabajo.
Doña Juana está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de verduras, pollo, café, arroz, azúcar, manteca, frijoles, pan, agua, etc. Ya que tiene mucha demanda, con el apoyo de este préstamo pretende mejorar sus ingresos y de esa manera sacar adelante a su familia.
Doña Juana está muy contenta de seguir trabajando con PRISMA y esta agradecida porque los préstamo le han ayudado mucho a su negocio y a su economía.
Doña Juana su sueño es mejorar su casa.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Julio 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
  • 69
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Juana to buy vegetables, chicken, coffee, rice, sugar, lard, beans, bread, water, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 20, 2013
Aug 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014