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Olivia is 47 years old, married, and lives in her own house with three children. They live in the community of San Lorenzo, Valle al Sur in Honduras. She has worked for 15 years selling sweets.

Olivia sells pigs for its parts and for curds, and is a hard working woman with a wish to continue moving forward. She is asking for this loan to buy rice, sugar, coffee, water, juices, bread, etc., to open a grocery store in the place where she prepares sweets, as her customers are asking for her to sell those products. With the support of Prisma, she is sure that she can achieve this.

Her dream is to have a bodega in which she can increase her sales and above all the usefulness of her products.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - February 2014.
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La señora Olivia de 47 años de edad es casada vive en casa propia tiene tres hijos que dependen de ella y vive en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, valle al sur de Honduras y se dedica desde hace 15 años a la venta golosinas.
Doña Olivia vende cerdos para destazo y cuajada, es una mujer trabajadora con deseos de salir adelante.
Doña Olivia está solicitando el préstamo comprar arroz, azúcar, café, agua, jugos, pan, etc. para abrir un negocio de abarrotería en el local donde prepara las golosinas ya que le están solicitando sus clientes que venda estos productos, con el apoyo de Prisma seguro que lo lograra.
Su sueño es tener el nuevo negocio de pulpería en donde ella aumentara sus ventas y sobre todo sus utilidades.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Febrero del 2014.

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
  • 59
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,392,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.3
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Olivia to buy rice, sugar, coffee, water, juices, bread, etc., for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2014
Mar 21, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015