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Modesta De Jesus
Modesta de Jesús, 69, is single and has no dependent children. For ten years she has been selling new clothing and shoes. She has her own stall at the market in San Lorenzo and her customers are the friends and acquaintances who visit her daily.

Modesta is a hard-working woman who wants to continue supporting her children. She is requesting a loan to buy shirts, pants, dresses, blouses, t-shirts, underwear, etc. The local fair is approaching and she already has a lot of orders, so she wants to take advantage of being able to earn more profit. She is happy about continuing her work through Prisma.

Modesta's goal is to improve her business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - July, 2013.
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La señora Modesta de Jesús de 69 años de edad es soltera, no tiene hijos que dependen de ella, se dedica desde hace 10 años al negocio de compra venta de ropa nueva y calzado.
Doña Modesta su negocio es en su local propio ubicado en un mercado de San Lorenzo, sus clientes son los amigos y conocidos que llegan a diario a visitarle.
Doña Modesta es una mujer trabajadora que desea seguir luchando para apoyar a sus hijos, está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de camisas, pantalones, vestidos, blusas, camisetas, calzonetas, etc. ya que viene la feria del lugar y tiene varios pedidos y quiere aprovechar para obtener más utilidades, está muy contenta de seguir trabajando con Prisma.
Doña Modesta su sueño es mejorar su negocio.

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
  • 38
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,977,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Modesta De Jesus to buy shirts, pants, dresses, blouses, t-shirts, underwear, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 10, 2013
Aug 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014