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Heidy Damissela
Heidy, 26, lives with her husband and a son in her house in a community of San Lorenzo, in the south of Honduras.

Heidy has earned a living for four years selling snacks: tacos, enchiladas, fried yuca, hamburgers, chilaquiles, etc. Her customers are people who pass by her house, where her business is located. She sells her food from Monday through Sunday.

Heidy's requesting the loan to buy yuca, tortillas, cheese, meat, cabbage, plantains, onions, chili peppers, and other products to make different types of snacks. She plans to increase her sales with the support of this loan, and she hopes it leaves her profits to help with the household expenses.

Heidy's dream is to be able to improve her house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras, July 2013
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La Joven Heidy de 26 años de edad, vive con su esposo y un hijo, en su casa de habitación ubicada en una comunidad de San Lorenzo en la zona sur de Honduras, se dedica desde hace 04 años a la venta de golosinas como ser tacos, enchiladas, yuca frita, hamburguesas, chilaquiles, etc.
Heidy sus clientes son personas que transitan por donde ella vive y vende sus alimentos de lunes a domingo, su negocio está ubicado en su casa.
Heidy está solicitando el préstamo para compra de productos como yuca, tortillas, queso, carne, repollo, lechuga, plátanos, cebollas, chiles, etc. para elaborar sus diferentes tipos de golosinas, con el apoyo de este préstamo pretende incrementar más sus ventas y espera que le deje ganancias para ayudar en la economía de su hogar.
Heidy su sueño es poder mejorar su casa de habitación.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – Julio 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
  • $9,974,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Heidy Damissela to buy ingredients to make snacks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 20, 2013
Aug 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014