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Bessy Roxana
Bessy, 32, is a widow who has two dependent children. Her income comes from selling merchandise, purses, etc. She has had this business for 13 years. Bessy works in a supermarket in the city and sells her products to coworkers who order from her.

She's requesting the loan to buy bags, creams, undergarments, combs, hair accessories, etc.

Bessy hopes this investment will help her increase her income so she can continue supporting her children in their studies and improve their quality of life.

Bessy's dream is for her business to be one of the best known. She also wants to have her own store so she can better serve her customers.

Tegucigalpa, Honduras, August 2013
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La señora Bessy tiene 32 años de edad, es viuda y tiene dos hijos que dependen de ella, sus ingresos provienen de la venta de productos de achinería, bolsos, etc. tiene 13 años de dedicarse a su negocio.
Doña Bessy trabaja en un supermercado de la ciudad y es ahí donde ofrece sus productos a sus compañeros de trabajo quienes le encargar su producto, está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de bolsos, cameras, cremas, blúmeres, peines, colas, ganchos, etc.
Doña Bessy espera que esta inversión le ayude a mejorar sus ingresos para poder seguir apoyando a sus hijos en los estudios y le ayude a mejorar un poco su calidad de vida.
Doña Bessy su sueño es que su negocio sea unos de los más reconocidos y lograr tener un local propio para atender mejor a sus clientes.

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
  • 80
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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 $500 helped Bessy Roxana to buy merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014