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Miss Gumercinda is 48 years old, is single, and has four children that depend on her. Their income comes from the sale of catalog products; she has 10 years devoted to her business. Miss Gumecinda's business is located in her home. For the most part she sells her products by order and buys them once a month. She is a very hardworking person.

She is seeking the loan to purchase creams, perfumes, lotions, glosses, lipsticks, powder, eye pencils, etc. to have more products to sell and to be able to meet the demand of her customers. Miss Gumercinda hopes that this investment will help her to get ahead and provide the revenue needed to contribute to the home and to be able to continue helping her children. Her dream is to have her own home.
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La señora Gumercinda tiene 48 años de edad, es soltera y tiene cuatro hijos que dependen de ella, sus ingresos provienen de la venta de productos de catalogo y tiene 10 años de dedicarse a su negocio.
Doña Gumercinda su negocio está ubicado en su casa de habitación, vende sus productos en su mayoría por encargo y los compra una vez al mes, es una persona muy trabajadora y esta solicitando el préstamo para la compra de cremas, perfumes, lociones, glases, lis tic, polvos, lápiz de ojo, etc. para tener más productos a la venta y poder cubrir las demanda de sus clientes.
Doña Gumercinda espera que esta inversión le ayude a salir adelante y le brinde los ingresos necesarios para contribuir en su hogar y poder seguir ayudando a sus hijos, su sueño es tener su casa propia.

Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Agosto 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
  • 49
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,380,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Gumercinda to purchase creams, perfumes, lotions, glosses, lipsticks, powder, eye pencils, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014