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Heydi Mercedes
Heydi is 26 years old and lives with her husband in her house located in a small town in San Lorenzo in the south of Honduras. She makes a living by making ornaments like pitchers, urns, flower vases, ladybirds etc.

Heydi has done this job for a few years and her customers are friends and people who pass by her business.

Heydi is applying for a loan to buy more materials such as clay and paints,so she can make her handicrafts. She also has customers who order products from her and she delivers them.

Heydi's dream is to expand her business and she is very happy to be working with Prisma.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - September 2013.
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La señora Heydi de 26 años de edad vive con su esposo en su casa de habitación ubicada en una aldea de San Lorenzo en la zona sur de Honduras, se dedica a la elaboración de adornos como ser picheles, jarrones, floreros, mariquitas, etc.
Doña Heydi se dedica a esta actividad desde hace varios años y sus clientes son amigos y personas que transitan por su negocio.
Doña Heydi está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de mas material como arcilla y pintura, para poder elaborar sus artesanías, también tiene sus clientes que le encargan su producto y solo se los envía.
Doña Heydi su sueño ampliar mas su negocio y está muy contenta de trabajar con Prisma.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Septiembre 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
  • 84
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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 $650 helped Heydi Mercedes to buy clay and paint for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2013
Sep 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014