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Lucia Guillermina
Lucia Guillermina is 51 years old. She doesn't have any children who depend on her, and she lives with her husband in her own house, which is located in the community of San Lorenzo, in the south of Honduras.

Lucia Guillermina has been making her living selling tortillas for the last 16 years. She sells her tortillas to a restaurant in her area and also serves her neighbors who come to grind corn at her mill.

Lucia Guillermina is seeking a loan to buy a small motorboat. She wants her son to fish in the sea and to bring back dry firewood from the sea to sell, in order to obtain a higher income to help with household expenses. She is very happy to continue working with Prisma. Lucia says her dream for this year is to buy a boat.
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La señora Lucia Guillermina de 51 años de edad, no tiene hijos que dependen de ella, vive con su esposo en su casa propia, ubicada en la comunidad San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras.
Doña Lucia Guillermina se dedica desde hace 16 años al negocio de venta de tortillas, ella vende las tortillas a un restaurante de la zona y también atiende a los vecinos que llegan a moler el maíz a su molino.
Doña Lucia Guillermina está solicitando el préstamo para compra de una lancha pequeña ya que tiene el motor y quiere que su hijo trabaje pescando en el mar y trayendo leña seca del mar para luego venderla y así tener más ingresos para ayudar en la casa, está muy contenta de seguir trabajando con Prisma.
Doña Lucia su sueño para este año es comprarse esa lancha.

San Lorenzo, 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
  • 32
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,985,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Lucia Guillermina to buy a boat for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2013
Sep 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014