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Karen Yamileth
Karen is 25 years old. She is single and has no children. She is a merchant and her main source of income is selling clothes and shoes. She has done this for more than 3 years. She is a person who wants to get ahead. Right now, she is asking for the support of a loan to stock her business more. This will generate better income and capture more customers. She does her business as a street vendor and door to door in different communities in her town.

Karen will invest the loan in shirts, skirts, pants, underwear, bras, socks, anklets, stockings, boxers and blouses to offer her customers more variety to the customers who visit her. One of Karen's dreams is to open a much bigger business like a store where she can generate more profits to give her family a better lifestyle, as well as generate employment in her community. With the financial support she is being given she will be one step closer to her attainable dream.

Trojes, Honduras – April 2014
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La joven Karen tiene 25 años de edad está soltera no tiene hijos, y se dedica al comercio su fuente principal de ingreso provienen de la venta de ropa, calzado y ropa interior actividad que tiene más de 3 años de realizarla, ella es una persona con deseo de superación, actualmente solicita el apoyo de un préstamo Para surtir más negocio lo que le generara mejores ingresos y la captación de nuevos clientes. Su negocio lo realiza de manera ambulante y domiciliar en los diferentes aldeas de su municipio.
Karen el préstamo lo va a invertir en camisetas, faldas, pantalones, blúmeres, brasieres, calcetas, tobilleras, medias, bóxers y blusas para ofrecer mas variedad a los clientes que le visitan.
Karen Uno de sus sueños es poder instalar un negocio mucho mas grande como ser una tienda donde pueda generar más rentabilidad para darle un mejor estilo de vida a su familia, y generar fuentes de empleo en la localidad, con el apoyo financiero que se le brinde estaría subiendo un peldaño más de su alcanzable sueño.
Trojes, Honduras – Abril 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
  • 42
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,863,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,325 helped Karen Yamileth to buy t-shirts, skirts, pants, underwear, bras, socks, anklets, stockings, boxers and blouses for her business.
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2014
Jun 6, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 6, 2014