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Lidia is 33 years old, lives with her husband and children in their home located in a neighborhood in San Lorenzo in the southern zone of Honduras. For the past 6 years, she has worked selling footwear such as sneakers, sandals, heels, soccer cleats, children's shoes, school shoes, etc... Lidia purchases the footwear in bulk and sells them to different clients in the market where she has a stand for people to come and purchase her products which she sells from Monday to Sunday.

Lidia is seeking the loan to purchase sneakers, sandals, shoes, etc... because she wants to increase her business supply so she can take advantage of the patriotic festival season. Lidia's dream is to be able to purchase a car to transport her merchandise.
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La Señora Lidia de 33 años, vive con su esposo e hijos en su casa de habitación ubicada en un barrio de San Lorenzo en la zona sur de Honduras, se dedica desde hace 06 años a la venta de calzado como ser tenis, sandalias, plataformas, tacos de futbol, tenis de niño, zapatos colegiales, etc.
Doña Lidia compra el calzado al por mayor y los vende a diferentes clientes que tiene del mercado y ahí mismo también tiene un puesto en el cual le llegan a buscar sus productos, vende de lunes a domingo.
Doña Lidia Esta solicitando el préstamo para compra de tenis, sandalias, zapatos, etc. ya que quiere surtir mas su negocio y así salir a vender ya que quiere aprovechar la temporada de las fiestas patrias.
Doña Lidia su sueño es comprarse un carro para transportar su mercadería.

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
  • 33
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,990,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Lidia to purchase sneakers, sandals, shoes, etc... for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 30, 2013
Sep 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014