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Ana Cristina
Ana Cristina, 26, is married and has two dependant children, ages six months and eight years. She lives in her own house in the community of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras.

For six years Ana Cristina has been running a grocery store from her home. Her customers are friends and people who visit daily.

Ana Cristina is a hard-working woman who wants to provide for her family. She is requesting a loan to buy rice, sugar, coffee, bread, shortening, beans, cheese, eggs, salt, soft drinks, etc. The loan will allow her to purchase more products and earn more profit, since she will be able to provide better customer service.

Her goal is to expand her business. This is her sixth loan through Prisma.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - September, 2013.
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La señora Ana Cristina de 26 años de edad es casada, tiene dos hijos que dependen de ella, sus hijos tienen 06 meses y 08 años, vive en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras y tiene casa propia.
Doña Ana Cristina se dedica desde hace 06 años a su negocio que es una pulpería, su venta es en su casa y sus clientes son los amigos y personas que llegan a diario a su negocio.
Doña Ana Cristina es una mujer trabajadora y desea sacar adelante a su familia, está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de arroz, azúcar, café, pan, manteca, frijoles, queso, huevos, sal, refrescos, etc. con el apoyo de este préstamo desea comprar más productos y así tener mejores ganancias y de esa forma atender mejor a sus clientes.
Su sueño es hacer más grande su negocio, es su sexto préstamo que solicita a 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
  • 49
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,863,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Ana Cristina to buy rice, sugar, coffee, bread, shortening, beans, cheese, eggs, salt, soft drinks, etc. for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2013
Oct 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014