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Cristina Eloisa
Cristina, 28 years old, lives with her husband and has 2 children who depend on her. She lives in her own house in the neighborhood of Tegucigalpa in the center of Honduras.

Cristina has worked in her beauty salon business for the past 4 years. Her business is located in her home, and is her primary source of income.

Cristina is asking for the loan in order to purchase merchandise to stock her business such as shampoo, chemicals, treatments, acrylics, shampoo chairs, etc. so as to improve her business and offer better services to her customers and also to make it grow.

She hopes that this investment will be a great help to her so that her business grows and generates the income necessary to continue profiting and thanks to this, she will be able to improve the quality of life for herself and her family.

She hopes that her two children can finish school and become good people with better opportunities in their lives.

Tegucigalpa, Honduras – April 2014.
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La señora Cristina de 28 años de edad, vive con su esposo y tiene 2 hijos que dependen de ella, vive en casa propia en un barrio de Tegucigalpa en el centro de Honduras.
Doña Cristina se dedica a su negocio que es un salón de belleza desde hace 4 años, su negocio está ubicado su casa de habitación, siendo este su principal fuente de ingresos.
Doña Cristina está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de mercadería para surtir su negocio como ser champo, químicos, tratamiento, acrílico, chapuceras, etc. y así mejorar su negocio para brindarles un mejor servicio a sus clientes y también hacerlo crecer.
Doña Cristina espera que esta inversión le sea de mucha ayuda para que su negocio crezca y le genere los ingresos necesarios para seguirlo prosperando y que gracias a esto pueda mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia.
Espera que sus hijos puedan terminar los estudios y se conviertan en personas de bien con mejores oportunidades en la vida.

Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Abril 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
  • 67
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,995,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Cristina Eloisa to purchase shampoo, chemicals, treatments, acrylics, shampoo chairs, nail polish, nail polish remover and other beauty products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2014
Jun 6, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2015