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Fidelina is an enterprising, honest, responsible, and serious lady who lives with her family in a southern Honduras community. She buys and sells new and used merchandise and has done so for more than four years.

Fidelina has a business in her home and also distributes her products to nearby areas, which provides the main part of her income.

Fidelina needs this loan to buy pants, shirts, shorts, blouses, dresses, etc. She expects her sales to increase because she will have more merchandise to offer her customers and meet their needs, thanks to this loan.

Fidelina wants to continue to support her family and have her business to grow in the short term to become the most well known in the neighborhood.

Choluteca, Honduras – November 2013
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La señora Fidelina es una persona emprendedora, honesta, responsable y seria, vive con su familia en una comunidad al sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la compra y venta de mercadería nueva y usada lo cual hace desde hace más de 4 años.
Doña Fidelina tiene su negocio en su casa de habitación y también distribuye sus productos lugares cercanos a esta, dicha actividad forma la mayor parte de sus ingresos.
Doña Fidelina el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de pantalones, camisas, short, blusas, vestidos etc. Con el préstamo espera que las ventas en su negocio aumenten al tener más mercancía que ofrecer a los clientes y cubrir las necesidades de los mismos.
Doña Fidelina espera que a un corto plazo su negocio siga creciendo y convirtiéndose en el más conocido de su barrio y seguir apoyando a su familia.

Choluteca, Honduras – Noviembre 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
  • 20.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Fidelina to buy clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2013
Dec 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014