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Alba’s an enterprising, honest, serious woman living with her husband and four children in southern Honduras. Her business is buying and selling cattle.

Alba needs the loan to buy cattle. She hopes her business sales will increase thanks to the loan for she’ll have more cattle on hand to offer customers and meet their needs. This will improve her family’s economic situation.

Alba hopes that in about four years her business will continue to grow and consolidate to become the largest, best-known one in the zone to continue supporting her family so that her children and grandchildren will complete their schooling and become honest people with good principles and values.

Choluteca, Honduras – August, 2013
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El señora Alba es una persona emprendedora, honesta y seria, vive con su esposo y sus 4 hijos en el sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la compra y venta de ganado.
Doña Alba el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de ganado. Con el préstamo espera que las ventas en su negocio aumenten al tener más reses que ofrecer a los clientes y cubrir las necesidades de los mismos y con esto mejorar la situación económica de su familia.
Doña Alba espera que en unos 4 años su negocio siga creciendo y consolidándose para que se convierta en la más grande y reconocido de la zona y seguir apoyando a su familia para que sus hijos y nietos terminen sus estudios y se conviertan en personas honesta y con principios y valores.

Choluteca, 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
  • 78
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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 $600 helped Alba to buy cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 22, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014